This interactive storybook app tells the story of Turikatuku, a prominent tupuna from Whangaroa. It documents Turikatuku’s whakapapa, the history of her people, and important events that impacted them in the early 1800s.
About the app
Read about this app in te reo Māori
Turikatuku's story is told in te reo Māori and English, with voice-overs in both languages read by 2 of her descendants. The app has 3 chapters and is aimed for reading ages 8–12 years.
Read more about Turikatuku on Te Ara — The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Development of the app
This taonga responds to the need for authentic local te reo Māori content derived from a mātauranga Māori perspective.
The app was developed as part of the Increasingly Digital Project, which explored the access and use of Aotearoa New Zealand teaching and learning resources. The National Library of New Zealand led this project, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Ministry for Culture and Heritage, and other partners.
Increasingly Digital Project
Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Whangaroa researched and wrote the narrative for the app in partnership with the National Library of New Zealand. Kiwa Digital developed the software and illustrations.
Download the app
The application is available through the Apple App and Google Play stores:
He pukapuka, he taupānga: Turikatuku — Te wahine taki wairua
Ko te pukapuka, taupānga nei, he kōrero pono mō Turikatuku, he tupuna rangatira nō Whangaroa. He tuhinga o te whakapapa o Turikatuku, he hītori o tōna iwi me ngā kaupapa nui i pā atu ki a rātou i te tīmatanga o ngā tau 1800.
Kua tuhia te kōrero mo Turikatuku i roto i te reo Māori me te reo Ingarihi, he kawe reo hoki i roto i ngā reo e rua i kōrerotia e ōna uri tokorua. E toru ngā upoko o te pūmanawa tautono, ā, e pai ana te pānui mō ngā tau 8–12.
Pānuihia ētahi atu kōrero mo Turikatuku ki Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Mo te taupānga
E urupare ana tēnei taonga ki te hiahia mō ngā tuhinga reo Māori, tūturu i takea mai i te mātauranga Māori.
I whakawhanakehia te taupānga nei hei wāhanga o te kaupapa Increasingly Digital, i torotoro i te uru me te whakamahinga o ngā rauemi o Aotearoa mo te whakaako me te ako. I ārahina e Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa tēnei kaupapa, i runga i te mahi tahi me Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga, Te Manatū Taonga, me ērā atu hoa.
Kaupapa Increasingly Digital
Nā Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Whangaroa i rangahau, i tuhituhi hoki i te kōrero mo te taupānga i te taha o te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa. I whakawhanakehia e Kiwa Digital te pūmanawa me ngā pikitia.
Tikina ake te taupānga
Kei te wātea te tono i ngā toa Apple App me Google Play: