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Māori Language Apps
Aki Hauora: Building on the success of the original Aki App; the Aki Hauora App is specifically a learning tool for health professional students in assisting them to learn/become more familiar with, Māori language terms for specific words used commonly in the health environment. The use of the Māori language within a clinical setting is documented as being a quality health indicator, therefore this App is targeted at improving quality health services for Māori (iOS also available)
Free app from Te Wānanga o Raukawa- for students to learn Moteatea (iOS only)
He Aha Tēnei?
‘He aha tēnei?’ (What is this?) launched by Pāpapa- a company focused on revitalising Te Reo Māori through interactive mobile apps for kids and their caregivers. (iOS & Android)
Māori dictionary app from AUT (iOS & Android)
He Pātaka Kupu
A monolingual Māori Dictionary that defines Māori words in te Reo Māori
An app for learning Te Reo Māori -Māori Language. Cost involved, you have to buy a licence before downloading (iOS and Android).
A resource for Māori language and protocol. (iOS only)
Ko Wiriwiri rāua ko Kina
An interactive bi-lingual app that draws on the history of the establishment of the first school in Aotearoa, which opened in the Bay of Islands in 1816. This is an app from the Ministry of Education that includes a way to create and record your own pepeha (personal introduction) and the ability to click on each individual word for pronunciation help. The app is a collaboration between University of Auckland writer and researcher Ruth Lemon and Kiwa Digital, a Māori-owned Auckland-based software developer which specialises in Indigenous language revitalisation.
A Spark-sponsored app that uses the camera in your phone to instantly translate objects into te reo Māori (also available in iOS).
Te Whata Raki
Discover the world inside Te Whata Raki. Explore an online world with your guide, Whetu Marama. Learn about some traditional stories, told through waiata, pictures and other web resources before trying out the quiz. This free app is from Christchurch City Libraries.
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