We quiz people on Māori words

Research has found non-fluent speakers of te reo Māori know 70 Māori words on average but don’t yet have the skills to define them all. 

To celebrate Te Wiki o te Reo Māori, we quizzed people on these six Māori words.

Do you know what miraka means? (Hint: it was on the Whittaker’s chocolate packet).

Here are the kupu Māori:

Aroha - Love

Waiata - Singing or song

Miraka - Milk

Kura - School

Tuakana/Teina - Older sibling/Younger sibling (This can also the be the older/younger dynamic between friends, cousins and other family members)

Tuākana/Tēina - Relationship between multiple younger/older siblings or friends (plural use)

How many did you get right?

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Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2023

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