Taha Māori

Welcome to Taha Māori – an online programme of Zoom discussions designed to build confidence and engagement with biculturalism across the Church.
A New Zealand Prayer Book/He Karakia Mihinare o Aotearoa is used as a primary resource to upskill participants in the confident use of te reo liturgies, hīmene (hymns) and pronunciation.
The programme was put together by The Rev’ds Jacynthia Murphy, Megan Means and Sarah Moss and is open to all.
The dates of the fourth series are Thursdays 7, 14, 21, 28 October from 10am to 11am. To register and get the Zoom link, click here.
For more details, please contact tahamaori@aucklandanglican.org.nz
Tihei, Mauriora;
Ki te wheiao, ki te ao mārama.
He hōnore, he korōria ki te Atua.
He maungārongo ki te whenua,
he whakaaro pai ki ngā tāngata katoa.
The breath, the energy of life;
to the daylight, to the world of light.
All honour, all glory to God.
Peace upon this land,
and good thoughts to all people.


Fourth series: 7-28 Oct
Taha Māori Session 2: 14 October 2021
Taha Māori Session 1: 7 October 2021
Third series: 12 Aug-2 Sept
Taha Māori Session 4: 2 September 2021
Taha Māori Session 3: 26 August 2021
Taha Māori Session 2: 19 August 2021
Taha Māori Session 1: 12 August 2021
Second series: 3-24 June 2021
Taha Māori Session 4: 24 June 2021 With special guest Archbishop Sir David Moxon
Taha Māori Session 3: 17 June 2021
Taha Māori Session 2: 10 June 2021
Taha Māori Session 1: 3 June 2021
First series: 11 March- 29 April 2021
Taha Māori Session 7: 29 April 2021
Taha Māori Session 6: 22 April 2021
Taha Māori Session 5: 15 April 2021
Taha Māori Session 4: 8 April 2021 With special manuhiri Jo Randerson, daughter of Pīhopa Richard Randerson and Director of RNZ’s Land of the Long White Cloud series. Jo has been writing, creating, directing and teaching theatre for more than 25 years and is Artistic Director of a Wellington-based theatre company, Barbarian Productions.
Taha Māori Session 3: 25 March 2021
Taha Māori Session 2: 18 March 2021
Taha Māori Session 1: 11 March 2021


Taha Māori: Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2021 
Karakia and mihi
Karakia – Tikanga series – Raiha Gray and Tepene Clark of Rauawaawa Kaumatua Charitable Trust share their explanation of Karakia.
Karakia and mihi
MyMihi – examples from participants in the online Taha Māori discussions.
LSM Taha Māori Hīmene – a resource to accompany the songs on the LSM Taha Māori YouTube channel
Shiloh Whānau waiata and liturgy
Ngā hīmene – a project to document, record, and publish Māori hymns and waiata. Led by David Tapene from Te Pīhopatanga o Te Tai Tokerau.
Te Reo Māori audio worship resources
Te Aroha (audio file)
Taha Māori Hīmene
Toku Wairua Hīmine (My Spirit, Awake) music and words. This hīmene can also be found with the music in With One Voice #664
Hīmene – ‘Koutou Katoa Rā’
Kawa and tikanga
Marae kawa
Marae kawa – whaikōrero
Karanga with Kaha Pou
Marae kawa – poroporoaki 
Basic pronunciation guide – Waikato University/Te whare wānanga o Waikato
AEIOU vowel pronunciation waiata resource
AEIOU image
Vowel sounds
Jacynthia Murphy Nau mai! Piki mai!
Tom Ihaka Nau mai! Piki Mai!
A ha ka ma na waiata
Finnian Galbraith: Importance of pronouncing Māori words correctly
A New Zealand Prayer Book / He Karakia Mihinare o Aotearoa – online version
Te Rawiri BCP
Taha Māori Hākari Tapu Eucharistic Liturgies Pīhopa Hori (George Conner) and The Rev’d Jacynthia Murphy kōrero on a translation of the Te Reo text in Hākari Tapu Eucharistic Liturgies p476-p510b from a New Zealand Prayer Book He Karakia Mihinare o Aotearoa.
Karanga Kaihapa p489 version 1
Karakia whakamutunga adapted p461 Apostles Creed
Te Whakapono a ngā Āpōtoro (Apostles’ Creed) Chant p496
Tangi tangihanga explained
Te Tikanga mō te Takahi Whare – House Blessing & Waiata Hīmine
Te Hura Kohatu liturgy – Unveilings
He Tikanga Anō – ways to address God p494
Numbers and how to introduce readings and prayers
Other resources
Maori dictionary
Land of the Long White Cloud RNZ documentary series
Pīhopa John Bluck Te Pouhere Sunday 2017 sermon script and video
Dunedin’s Gospel Conversation – Te Pouhere
Maramataka,  the Māori lunar calendar
About Matariki
Archbishop David Moxon – a reflection on Te Tiriti partnership and its inherent expectations that were underpinned by the gospel of Luke.
Māori Pākehā Reconciliation – Archbishop David Moxon’s 2011 reflections on a personal journey to authentic reconciliation between Māori and Pākehā in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Taha Māori PowerPoints and audio   (You may need to set up a Google account to access and download these resources.)