The following is a taster of what you will find in our Te Kōtare educational resource package developed for Te Kōtare Legacy Project by students at CoCA, Massey University. 

Sing-along Lyric Video


Te Kōtare Song Book

A resource for teachers. This easy to use A3 song book has the lyrics, chords and translations to all 10 waiata.

The package includes a teaching guide (see below) which includes a audio recordings of the waiata, making it an easy to use teaching resource suitable for Early Childhood, and Primary settings.



"Kahawai" sing-along animated video. 

A resource for teachers, children and parents/guardians
or caregivers.

This video is an example of one of the 10 sing-along animated videos available in the Te Kōtare resource package. 

These videos will also be available online via Youtube for children to sing-along to at home, beyond the classroom.

Taster song

This is another example of one of the 10 waiata that will be included


Teachers handbook 

A resource for teachers.

This handbook aims to support educators in using the teaching resource effectively.  It includes lyrics, chord charts, translations and the stories behind the waiata.  

It also includes an audio CD and USB drive with all 10 waiata.