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Hā o te Rā

Kelly on Skype

Make some noise for the Reo!

Get te whānau ‘family’ and ngā hoa ‘friends’ together and join in on our fun and interactive language sessions with others online. Hā o te Rā ‘sound/breath of the day’ has been designed to teach any-one who wants to learn Māori from the comfort of their own home.

Hā o te Rā is the next step from Kupu o te Rā to encourage you to speak and use Māori. The course is delivered via Webinar (for group sessions) and Skype (for one on one sessions). (Skype is a software application which allows users to make voice and video calls over the internet. To install Skype visit:

For more information please contact Kelly at

Free pronunciation lessons

You CAN pronounce Māori! Want to know how?

Interested to know why 'Porirua' and 'Petone' aren't actually Māori words? Ever wondered what the line atop a vowel is (ā) and why we have them?

Join Kelly (Hā o te Rā facilitator and lecturer at Victoria Uni) in a live Webinar video conference to help improve your pronunciation skills.

During Te Wiki o te Reo Māori, Hā o te Rā will run several free Māori language pronunciation sessions. Please register for the date and time that works best for you at GoToTraining. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.