Whakatauki (Māori proverb) stickers
Encourage the use of te reo Māori with these beautiful whakatauki stickers. Whakatauki represent the wisdom guiding the Māori culture. These whakatauki stickers will help teachers offer students feedback which are meaningful and timeless. Scrapbookers and crafters will also love to use these traditional Māori proverbs to add to special projects.
- Bright colourful modern designs that appeal to adults and children.
- The sticker sheet is 63mm x 255mm high.
- Designed in partnership with teachers.
- Featuring 11 different phrases to suit a variety of occasions.
- Easy peel stickers.
- Translations included to help you feel confident in your language usage.
- Made from acid-free paper.
Suitable for ages 3+
Te reo Māori translations are:
AHAKOA HE ITI HE POUNAMU – though it is small it is precious
AROHA MAI ARHOA ATU – love towards us, love going out from us
EHARA TAKU TOA I TE TOA TAKITAHI ENGARI HE TOA TAKITAHI – I come not with my own strengths but bring with me the gifts, talents and strengths of my family, tribe and ancestors
HE AROHA WHAKATO, HE AROHA PUA MAI – if kindness is shown then kinness you shall receive
HE WAKA EKE NOA – We are all in this together
KIA MAIA. KIA KAHA. KIA MANAWANUI. – be brave. be strong. be steadfast.
KOTAHI TE KAKANO, HE HUI NGA HUA O TE RAKAU – A tree comes from one seed but bears many fruit
KO TE MANU E KAI ANA I TE MIRO, NONA TE NGAHERE. KO TE MANU E KAI ANA I TE MATAURANGA NONA TE AO – the bird who partakes of the miro berry owns the forest. the bird who partakes of education owns the world
KO TE REO TE MAURI O TE MANA MĀORI – the language is the lifeforce of mana Māori
MA TINI MA MANO KA RAPA TE WHAI – many hands make light work
NAKU TE ROUROU, NAU TE ROUROU KA ORA AI TE IWI – with my food basket and your food basket the people will thrive