The perfect teaching unit to kick start the year! This unit goes alongside the story "Te Rā Tuatahi O Te Hope - Hope's First Day," a book with 23 phrases in Ngā Reo E Toru - The Three Languages of Aotearoa; NZSL, Te Reo Māori and English. You can purchase the hard copy of the book through or the PDF version of the book is INCLUDED in this download for you to use and print.

  • NZ Curriculum aligned; Te Reo Māori, NZSL and Social Studies as well as Key Competencies
  • Encourages appreciation and use of our languages
  • Teaches manners and common phrases in all three languages
  • children learn their name in NZSL (fingerspelling)
  • Learn to express emotions 
  • Many links to other fantastic resources


Hit the ground running in 2021 by having your first teaching unit planned! Happy New Year!

TEACHING UNIT Ngā Mihi o Te Tau Hou! Happy New Year!


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