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Waiata

“Te Rā Whānau ki a Koe”: http://www.folksong.org.nz/kids_waiata/

“Ngā Rā o te Wiki” (in Hei Waiata, Hei Whakakoakoa – Waiata to Support Teaching and Learning of te Reo Māori in English-medium Schools: Years 1–8): www.tereomaori.tki.org.nz/Teacher-resources/Hei-Waiata

Stories

Duncan, Kewana (2004). Hari Huritau ki a Koe. Wellington: Huia Publishers. [This Ngā Kete Kōrero book is about a birthday.]

Gibbison, Sue (2005). “Celebrating Matariki” in School Journal Part 2 Number 2, pages 12–17. [This describes the Ngāpuhi celebration of Matariki.]

Gibbison, Sue (2006). “Making Manu Taratahi” in School Journal Part 4 Number 2. [This is about making kites at Kerikeri High School.]

Green, Fiona (2006). I te Rangi. Wellington: Learning Media. [This He Purapura book is about the sky, including the constellation Matariki.]

Kaa, Oho (2006). Kua Puta a Matariki. Wellington: Learning Media. [This He Purapura story is about Matariki.]

Pakinga, Lila (2000). E Haere ana ngā Kararehe ki Hea? Wellington: Learning Media. [This book in the He Purapura series, about some animals going to a birthday party, is in a set of ten big books published with teachers’ notes.]

Rau, Cath (2002). I te Pō. Ngaruawahia: Kia Ata Mai Publications. [This Ngā Kete Kōrero book features the night sky.]

Rau, Cath (2002). Te Kōanga. Ngaruawahia: Kia Ata Mai Publications. [This Ngā Kete Kōrero book is about spring.]

Rau, Cath (2002). Te Makariri. Ngaruawahia: Kia Ata Mai Publications. [This Ngā Kete Kōrero book is about winter.]

Rau, Cath (2002). Te Ngāhuru. Ngaruawahia: Kia Ata Mai Publications. [This Ngā Kete Kōrero book is about autumn.]

Rau, Cath (2002). Te Raumati. Ngaruawahia: Kia Ata Mai Publications. [This Ngā Kete Kōrero book is about summer.]

Rolleston-Cummins, Toni (2008). Te Huihui o Matariki. Wellington: Huia Publishers.

Rolleston-Cummins, Toni (2008). The Seven Stars of Matariki. Wellington: Huia Publishers.

Taute, Hera (2000). Te Rā o Māmā. Wellington: Huia Publishers. [This Ngā Kete Kōrero book is about a Mother’s Day surprise.]

Te Awa, Manu (2009). He Aha Rā? Wellington: Learning Media. [This Pīpī book introduces some shapes and colours – also available as a big book.]

Te Awa, Manu (2009). He Kaui mā Pēpi. Wellington: Learning Media. [This Pīpī book introduces some shapes and colours – also available as a big book.]

Te Awa, Manu (2009). He Momo Pōro. Wellington: Learning Media. [This Pīpī book series introduces some shapes – also available as a big book.]

Te Awa, Manu (2009). Ka Kitea e Au ... Wellington: Learning Media. [This Pīpī book explores some shapes – also available as a big book.]

Te Awa, Manu (2009). Ngā Tohu o te Huarahi. Wellington: Learning Media. [This Pīpī book explores some shapes – also available as a big book.]

Waiariki, Kerehi (1999). Hari Koa Ana Taku Ngākau. Wellington: Huia Publishers.

Wairama, Moira (2003). “Matariki” in School Journal Part 2 Number 2. [This looks at the science involved in Matariki.]

Wairama, Moira (2003). “Tāne me te Whānau Mārama” in School Journal Part 2 Number 2. [This is a play depicting the myth that explains the Māori concept of Matariki.]

Wairama, Moira and Alchin, Rupert (2003). “Matariki Returns” in Connected 3, pages 8–11. [This article is about the Matariki star cluster, the celebration of Matariki, and other celebrations associated with celestial bodies.]

Useful websites

You and your students could further explore Matariki and the topic of birthdays through some of the following websites:

Te Papa Tongarewa, Museum of New Zealand

Te Taura Whiri i te reo Māori

Matariki

Māori Education

Science Online

Social Science

Māori Star Names

My future party [In this interactive website, students learning te reo Māori at curriculum levels 1 and 2 are supported as they plan a birthday party in the far future using te reo Māori, English, or New Zealand Sign Language.]

For other material about birthdays, go to: http://tereomaori.tki.org.nz/Teacher-tools/Te-reo-Maori-lesson-plans/Curriculum-level-1/Taku-ra-whanau-My-birthday

References

Amery, H. (2007). First Hundred Words in Māori. Wellington: Huia Publishers. [See pages 18–19 for a birthday party.]

Amery, H. (2006). First Thousand Words in Māori. Wellington: Huia Publishers. [See pages 32–33 for a birthday party and page 47 for some other celebrations.]

Barlow, Cleve (2001). Tikanga Whakaaro: Key Concepts in Māori Culture. South Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

Litchfield, Jo (2009). Everyday Words in Māori. Wellington: Huia Publishers. [See pages 28–29 for a birthday party.]

Mataira, K. (1997). A Modern Māori Picture Dictionary He Papakupu Whakaahua mō te Reo Māori o Nāianei. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

Mead, Hirini Moko and Grove, Neil (2003). Ngā Pēpeha a ngā Tīpuna. Wellington: Victoria University Press.

Ministry of Education (2008). Hei Waiata, Hei Whakakoakoa – Waiata to Support Teaching and Learning of te Reo Māori in English-medium Schools: Years 1–8. Wellington: Learning Media. [Book and CD]

Orbell, M. (2007). The Concise Encyclopedia ofMāori Myth and Legend. Christchurch: University of Canterbury Press.

Tauroa, Hiwi and Pat (1990). Māori Phrasebook and Dictionary. Auckland: Collins.

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