Te reo and te ao Māori apps

Te reo and te ao Māori apps

  • Apps for anyone wanting to learn te reo Māori.
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Communicating with Māori patients in te reo Māori provides an opportunity for clinicians to engage in a deeper level of communication, which supports more effective assessment and management of patients and their whānau. Here are a few apps to get you started.

App name Features

Āke Āke

  • An educational resource to learn about basic Tikanga and te reo Māori.
  • Interactive
  • Available from Google Play and iTunes
  • Cost: Free
  • Read more about Āke Āke

Aki Hauora

Aki Hauora app icon

  • Learning tool – health-related terms in te reo Māori 
  • Interactive game
  • Available from Google Play and iTunes
  • Cost: Free
  • Read more about Aki Hauora


  • Synchronised narration in te reo Māori and English
  • Read and audio options
  • Record your own narration
  • Create your own pepeha
  • Export pages, images and audio to colleagues, friends or social media
  • Quiz to test your knowledge!
  • Cost: Free
  • Read more about Ihi app


  • Interactive app that uses image recognition
  • Teaches pronunciation of te reo Māori words
  • Can be used on tablets and phones
  • Based on Te Aka Māori dictionary
  • Available from Google Play and iTunes
  • Cost: Free
  • Read more about Kupu app

Te Reo Māori 

Te Reo Maori app icon

  • Māori language dictionary 
  • Photographs and audio clips
  • Available from iTunes
  • Cost: $5.99
  • Read more about Te Reo Māori

App developer: If you are the developer and would like to provide updated information about this app, please email the app library manager at hello@healthify.nz

Disclaimer: Healthify’s app library is a free consumer service to help you decide whether a health app would be suitable for you. Our review process is independent. We have no relationship with the app developers or companies and no responsibility for the service they provide. This means that if you have an issue with one of the apps we have reviewed, you will need to contact the app developer or company directly.

Credits: Healthify Editorial Team

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