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 childhood curriculum in Aotearoa New Zealand.

The updated 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.

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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