Kimihia is an interactive learning resource for Ministry of Social Development staff to strengthen skills, knowledge and abilities in Te Ao Māori.
The app includes information on the Ministry’s Strategic Direction – Te Pae Tawhiti – Our Future, MSD’s Māori Strategy – Te Pae Tata, key Māori concepts and values, te reo Māori (language), tikanga (custom) and waiata (songs) to help staff understand more about our unique and shared cultural heritage and further express our MSD vision and purpose.
Interactive features within the app include pronunciation of Māori words, maps with Māori names and iwi groups, mihimihi/pepeha (introductions), ngā mihi (greetings), poroporoaki (farewells), whakataukī (proverbs), and waiata (songs).
A key feature allows staff to input their own personal information to create a customised pepeha.
* All word in te reo Māori are Touch-to-Hear
* All word in te reo Māori are Touch-to-Spell
* Read-to-me and read-it-myself options
* Record your narration
* Create a customised pepeha
Contact us: email@example.com