Waitangi Day Whakatauki Maori Proverb Puzzles New Zealand Te Reo
These Whakatauki puzzles involve students converting Maori proverbs from English to Te Reo using a cryptogram.

This resource is perfect for a Waitangi Day activity, Maori Language Week, or for your day to day Te Reo teaching in a Bi-Lingual, Full Immersion or normal primary class.

Included in this pack are the following Whakatauki-Maori Proverbs:
- Pursue excellence – should you stumble, let it be to a lofty mountain.
- My language is my awakening, my language is the window to my soul.
- Goodwill towards others is a precious treasure.
- With your food basket and my food basket the people will thrive.
- What is the most important thing in the world? It is people! It is people! It is people!
- What is the food of the leader. It is knowledge. It is communication.

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Created: Jan 10, 2018

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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