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Kia Whanake Te Reo Māori

To protect & maintain the integrity of the Te Whanake Māori language resources

John C. Moorfield | Te Murumāra Foundation


The Te Murumāra Foundation continues the work of the late Professor John C. Moorfield who created Te Whanake, a comprehensive suite of text and digital resources for learning and teaching te reo Māori as a second language.

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Our Mission

The purpose of the Te Murumāra Foundation is to protect, maintain and revitalise Te Reo Māori as a national treasure through:

  • Reviewing, revising, updating and extending existing Te Whanake resources in print and digital.
  • Considering projects which seek to utilise any of the Te Whanake resources to benefit and advance the Māori language.
  • Maintaining easy access to te reo Māori and the Te Whanake suite of resources for public use.

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By The Numbers


Te Aka Māori Dictionary entries available online


Te Whanake print resources sold to students and teachers

39 million+

Visitor sessions on the Te Aka Māori Dictionary website


Māori language learning exercises on the Te Whanake websites

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