EP Whakataetae Reo Māori 2021 (for Schools) - Competition Information 2021

What is the EP Whakataetae Reo Māori?

The EP Whakataetae Reo Māori is a national, all schools, free access competition where students and kura compete against each other by earning points from completing selected activities drawn from our Te Ao Māori content. It is EP's principle and annual Māori Language competition that celebrates Te Reo Māori and supports schools throughout Aotearoa me Te Waipounamu with the normalisation of our national language. 

Click here to download our Whakataetae Reo Māori For Schools Poster 

Click here to download our Whakataetae Schools Social Media Promo Pack

When is the Whakataetae taking place? 

The competition will take place during Te Wiki o te Reo Māori - Māori Language Week 2021 from: 9am, Monday 13th September - 4pm, Wednesday 15th September.

I do not have access to EP and/or Te Ao Māori on EP. How do I create an account and join the competition? 

Click here to create a free teacher account and sign up for the competition. Click here for more information on how to enrol students to participate. 

My students already have accounts - what do I need to do?

If your students have active EP accounts, they will automatically be enrolled for the competition - so you don't need to do anything to get them set up.

Can I enrol additional students?

Yes, you are welcome to enrol additional students free of charge. For more information on how to set up your classes, click here.

How do my students access the competition? 

  1. Log in to EP at educationperfect.com
  2. Click on the Competitions Tab in the Student Zone, choose the Whakataetae Reo Māori competition and click on Compete. 

Note: The Whakataetae within the Competitions Tab will be present, but access will not be available until the competition start date and time.

Can I participate alongside my students?

As a kaiako you can participate alongside your students if you already have a student account for our Te Ao Māori for Educators PLD course. If you are interested in participating in this course, you can register yourself here

Prize Pool for 2021:

Individual Prizes:

  1. Top Student Per Year Groups: Receives a Tāhei Pounamu (Greenstone necklace) + Free access to Te Ao Māori on EP for 2022: Year Groups are as follows: Years 3-6, Years 7-8, Years 9-10 & Years 11-13  

   2. Top Overall Student: Receives a Tāhei Pounamu, 1 Year EP Full Suite Access for 2022 + $100 gift card. 

Note: One student is only eligible for one prize: either Top Overall Student or Top Student per Year Groups.  

School Prizes

  1. Winners’ Trophies engraved (Top Kura Māori & Mainstream School) + $100 towards hākari (eg: pizza party).
  2. Overall Top School: $1000 grant for Māori resources.

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