Waiata Māori for children, teachers and whānau.

This collection of waiata by the late Jenny Shearer, with support from the Ministry of Education, are distributed with curriculum notes to all Early Childhood Centers, Kura and Primary Schools across Aotearoa. Music, animated video, translations and chords are available on this site for everyone to enjoy and share.


Explore the natural environment through waiata

Te Kōtare contains many stories and figures from our natural environment to encourage kaitiakitanga - care of our unique Aotearoa environment - along side a love of learning te reo Māori.




Made with the support of NZ On Air

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