Whakauruhia/Get involved


For the whole month of Mahuru/September there will be a range of kaupapa/events happening across Upper Hutt which allow you to whakanui/celebrate Mahuru Māori. 

It can be shopping at retailers that display a Māori Language sticker, attending a te reo Māori Story Tots session at Puna Mātauranga/Central Library or attending one of our free te reo Māori pāpori/community classes, there is something for everyone in our pāpori to get involved. 

Check out our Upper Hutt kaupapa!
Kōrerorero reo Māori | Te reo Māori chit chat

If you struggle with the pronunciation, pop into Central Library during one of our casual sessions to meet Te Kahu.


Pakiwaitara, pūrākau i te reo | StoryTots in te reo Māori

Join Te Kahu, our Kaitakawaenga Kaupapa Māori (Māori Advisor), for a special StoryTots session on Wednesday, 13 September.


Learn te reo Māori! 

We will be holding a series of free te reo Māori akomonga/ classes for the pāpori/ community to attend and learn the basics of our national language.

This class covers practical te reo Māori that you can use every day in a safe and engaging way including nga tae/coloursrā o te wiki/days of the week, and basic sentence structures. If this sounds like something you’d might be interested in, please rēhitatanga/register below.  

An īmēra/email reminder will be sent 24 hours prior to your booking.