Nau mai, haere mai. Te Reo Māori, English and Sign are the 3 official languages in New Zealand. This website is all about Te Reo Māori.
There is roughly 15% of Māori’s living in New Zealand. That’s 700,000 Māori’s. Yet only less than 10% of them speak Te Reo fluently. Within this [great] website, we will expand your knowledge in the Te Reo Māori language with the simple basics.
All over New Zealand, countless schools provide the language as a subject, [Marist College, Mt Albert including]. In a radio interview in 2017, one person claimed that Many struggles with the language due to feeling intimidated when speaking to fluent speakers, and many Maori feel embarrassed to speak Te Reo.
This page contains:
1. Te Reo Maori
2. Te Reo Numbers
Te Reo Days of the Week
Waiho i te toipoto, kaua i te toiroa
-Let us keep close together not far apart