This year the class were really lucky, we had a student teacher in Room 10 who is passionate about Te Reo Maori.
Whaea Kelly took daily lessons - we learnt a lot especially the following:
* a whakatauki and word of the day
* to play Kotahi and Whai,
* to work as ropu to pronounce our pepeha - whakapapa and deliver it:
* to say how we were feeling
* and to recite a karakia at the start of the day
* and we listened to Dave Dobbyn's new version of "Welcome Home: in Maori: