Whenever you hear a fluent Maori speaker you tend to wonder in admiration, how did they get that good? The obvious answer is that they devoted a lot of time and practice to it.

A guy who migrated here from Europe a few decades ago told us that he when he got here he didn’t speak English, but set out to learn 10 words a day — which seems a good way to acquire some Te Reo.

The official Maori Dictionary is one we use a lot — and usefully it has a sound button so you can hear the correct pronunciation.


And for the commited, Te Wananga Aotearoa