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Papakupu - Online Dictionaries

"A Dictionary of the Māori Language" (1957 edition), by Herbert William Williams

Perhaps one of the most important Māori-English dictionaries the 7th and final edition being printed in 1971. This dictionary focuses on traditional Māori vocabulary and may contain some words that may be unfamiliar to many native speakers of Māori today. The 1957 edition by Herbert William Williams has been digitised and is now freely available online at the New Zealand Electronic Text Centre.

English-Māori Dictionary, by H.M.Ngata

Is now available online at Learning Media. This excellent resource explains the meaning and how the words are used in different contexts. The Māori-English and English-Māori search capability makes using a dictionary a dream. This site also has other features including "kupu o te rā" including inspiring whakatauki.

Māori for the Computer

Free Keyboard Macroniser

This resource is free to download from Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori is a trusted resource already in use by many. There is a detailed description on how to download and use this resource to ensure that you can access it easily.

Māori Language Interface Packs for Microsoft®

Windows XP® and Microsoft® Office applications are now available. Language Interface Packs (LIPs) are free software downloads that provide computer users with the ability to adapt their copy of Microsoft Windows XP and Microsoft Office Standard applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) to display many commonly used features in reo Māori.

Te Ngutu Kura - Free Māori Spell Checker.

Te Ngutu Kura Māori spell checker is constantly updated to keep up with te Reo as a living language. Ngutu Kupu is compatible with most systems and applications including:

  • Microsoft Office 8,9,10,11,12,14 for Windows 95,98,2000, XP, 2003, Vista and Windows 7
  • Microsoft Works 7,8,9
  • Open Office
  • Web browsers including: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox for: Facebook, web mail including GMail, Yahoo, MSN, WordPress.
  • Linux
  • Macintosh
  • Thunderbird
  • SeaMonkey
  • Moodle

Download this exciting resource for error free writing for free!


Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori's Kōrero Māori Shop.

Visit this online store to get a range of Kōrero Māori language resources free. There is a limited amount of resources that you can order and its first in first get in quick!


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