This section provides online links to background information, resources, and links on understanding te ao Māori in a nutshell. It covers a broad range of topics and highlights resources within the Māori collection located within both Te Puna Ako and Te Puka Rakahau o Macmillan Brown. It is not a comprehensive list of what is available but does offer a beginner for those of you who are new to the field of language research. From this information you should be able to determine key words and key information that will assist in furthering your research. It will also provide an avenue to which you can use these words as metadata when searching the various Canterbury University databases and catalogues
The Hokotehi Moriori Trust has an excellent website with many Educational Resources linked to the New Zealand Curriculum
You will find lesson plans for many curriculum areas, and integrated units also.
"Me rongo" is a Moriori greeting meaning peace, and also "listen"
Go here for the Educational Resource homepage.
Māori Music from Christchurch City Libraries
Weaving includes an online resource on how to make a putiputi flower from Christchurch City Libraries
Kai (Food) links to Christchurch City Libraries webpage of Māori kai
Rokoa/Rongoa (Maori medicine) a resource from Te Papa
Ta Moko a resource from Te Papa
Treaty2U a teacher resource which accompanied the exhibition, includes teaching activities
Māori education kits from the Auckland Museum