Te Ara Whānui app – a Māori cultural guide to our region
Discover the history, language, customs, and significant sites of Tauranga Moana all in one place with Te Ara Whānui app.
Te Ara Whānui is an educational tool designed to provide the perfect starting point on your haerenga (journey) into Te Ao Māori.
Featuring an interactive map of hapū, areas of interest, a customised pepeha builder, waiata, karakia, and more, the app unlocks the rich culture and heritage of Tauranga Moana.
- Swipe-to-Read™ for narration of te reo Māori words
- Double tap on emboldened words to hear them pronounced
- Record your own narration
Designed in partnership by Tauranga City Council and Tourism Bay of Plenty
Download Te Ara Whānui
Download Te Ara Whānui from Google Play or the App Store.
Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2023 – app training
From Monday – Wednesday during Te Wiki o te Reo Māori, a member of Council’s Takawaenga unit will be available at He Puna Manawa (Tauranga Library) to offer training and answer any questions about the app.
- Monday 11 September, 11am – 1.30pm
- Tuesday 12 September, 11am – 1.30pm
- Wednesday 13 September, 1pm – 3pm
If you would like to organise a team training session, please contact Tauranga City Council Kaiarahi Maori, Leonie Cairns.