Story: Te reo Māori – the Māori language

Consonants in te reo Māori (2nd of 2)

English speakers can find 't', 'r' and 'ng' difficult to pronounce in te reo Māori. Click on the boxes to hear the pronunciation of words that feature these consonants.

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Rawinia Higgins and Basil Keane, 'Te reo Māori – the Māori language - The Māori language', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 June 2022)

Story by Rawinia Higgins and Basil Keane, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Sep 2015