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Kirsty Macfarlane

My Mihi - Introducing yourself in te reo Māori

Grades: 4th Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade
Subjects: World Languages, Speech

Student Instructions

Kia ora tamariki, For this activity we are going to learn how to introduce ourselves in te reo Māori. You will need to know where you are from and where your tūpuna (ancestors) are from. You might need to ask your whānau (family) for some help with this. Watch the attached example and practice saying the sentences after me. I am happy for you to practice over a few days until you feel confident and know your mihi well. When you are ready: click on add Use the label or a pencil to write your answers on each slide and practice saying them. You can add pictures to the each page if you like. Use the mic to record yourself saying your mihi. I can't wait to hear you.