This section has a range of games aimed at helping strengthen te reo. The tinana game is downloadable, so that you can save the game to your own computer and use it whenever you like. Just click on the download link below.
Here are the available exercises:
|Kei te pëhea koe? How are you?||A click and drag exercise. Listen to the phrase in Mäori, then drag the correct English translation to the grey box. If you're correct, you will see a short animation. There are a couple of tricky ones.169KB|
|BINGO - numbers||In this game, you are playing against the computer. You get two cards and as numbers are called out, you click on them. The winner is the first one to complete a line, either diagonal, across or down. You can change the speed that the numbers are called. 171KB|
|Days of the week||A vocabulary game. You can click on any of the terms to hear the word. Click and drag to match the traditional name to the transliteration. 344KB|
|Months of the year||A vocabulary game. You can click on any of the terms to hear the word. Click and drag to match the traditional name to the transliteration. 383KB|
|Te Tinana - the body game|| Te Tinana - the body game. In the first part, you can click different parts of the body to hear the
Mäori word. When you areready, click 'Tïmata/Start'. You will build a body
by dragging the correct parts onto the gray outline, as they are called.
Download the Body Game .exe file here
|Dominoes Game||This game currently has one path. Match picture to word, picture to picture, or word to word to make your way to the end. 218KB|