Matauranga Māori Resources

Taranaki Mohoao Waiata

Our original waiata (composed by Rumatiki Timu) in full or verse by verse with videos.

Other Waiata

Various waiata for use in our kāhui ako kura.


Examples of appropriate karakia for use in our kāhui ako kura.

Local Stories

Stories of Central Taranaki as told by our local iwi.

Our Pepeha

Pepeha for the kura in our kāhui ako.

Other Resources

A collection of useful resources collated over various PLD and Cultural Capacity Hui.

Taranaki Mohoao Kapa Haka Projects

This includes videos from Te Whetu Marama and our community kapa haka projects.

Worth a read

Books recommended worth a read to help you on your cultural sustainability journey.

Hongi to Hāngī: And everything in between (TVNZ)

A lighthearted but informative look at various tikanga.
‘Tāmati Rimene-Sproat provides the answers to everything you didn’t know about te ao Māori, when you might have been too afraid to ask. Made with the support of NZ On Air and Te Māngai Pāho’.

Speak No Māori (TVNZ)

A great video to watch with staff and School Boards to prompt meaningful discussion.
‘On the 50th anniversary of the Māori language petition, this documentary unpacks the history of te reo Māori in Aotearoa, from its dominance to its gradual decline and the modern day revitalisation efforts’.