Educator, Te Ataakura Pewhairangi was brought up in te ao Māori, and her home language was and still is te reo Māori.
She has completed a Bachelor of Arts and teaching degree entirely in te reo Māori and is currently completing a Master of Arts, majoring in Māori studies at Massey University.
She is also the Māori Student Recruitment Advisor there. Adding author to her skills, Te Ataakura had written a bi-lingual children's board book Kei te aha ngā kararehe? What are the animals doing?
Find out what all the animals are up to in this delightful board book. Tūhuratia ngā mahi a ngā kararehe i tēnei pukapuka pārekareka.