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)
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).
Free app, produced by Te Wānanga o Aotearoa. Māori cultural understanding and knowledge ( iOS only)
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).
Māori dictionary app from AUT (iOS & Android)
Find over 100 Māori language apps here.
A pepeha is a statement of identity. Use this app from Kiwa Digital to help you create your pepeha.
Tae (Colours) is a fun and exciting app for tamariki to learn colours in the Māori language with a unique Māori perspective. There are 40 high definition flash cards that help tamariki learn a range of colours and objects. (iOS & Android)
Developed by Dr. Rāpata Wiri, this app teaches Māori language and culture. A free trial is available, although you need to purchase a licence for the full version ( iOS & Android).
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.
Learn Māori with uTalk - An app recommended by our Learning Advisor, Māori - Dora Langsbury - "It is great because it shows kupu as a picture, English, Māori and with spoken word. The user can play the kupu then record themselves saying the word. It really helps students to improve their pronunciation when studying at home".