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Resources for Parents

This section is intended to provide resources and information to support parent involvement in language nests and in their child's language learning, and to help families learn and speak their language in the home.

Language in the Home

The following resources can be used to support language learning and use in the home.

Kei Roto i te Whare: Māori Language in the Home
Te Puni Kökiri, 2008

This handbook is a useful guide for parents who want to speak their Indigenous language at home with their children. Learn about why it is important that Indigenous languages are spoken in the home and strategies for including more language into every day activities and for overcoming challenges. You can adapt the information and strategies provided in the handbook to fit your language and your home.

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