Welcome to Te Whāriki online. This site offers information, resources, and support for early childhood teachers, educators, and kaiako working with Te Whāriki, the early learning curriculum in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Te Whāriki includes two documents in one flip book: Te Whāriki: He whāriki mātauranga mō ngā mokopuna o Aotearoa Early childhood curriculum and Te Whāriki a te Kōhanga Reo. This presentation clearly shows the unique indigenous curriculum pathway for children in kōhanga reo.

Whakangungu ngaiotanga

Find out about professional learning support for the implementation of Te Whāriki a te Kōhanga Reo.

Professional learning and development

Find out about professional learning and development for the implementation of Te Whāriki: Early childhood curriculum.

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The story of Te Whāriki
The story of Te Whāriki

The Ministry of Education has recently led a process to update New Zealand’s early childhood curriculum, Te Whāriki.

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