Learner Resources

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 Reference Resources - Te Reo Māori and English

English/Māori or Māori/English Dictionaries

  • Ngata dictionary  (NZ) Learning Media online version.  Just type in a word for the English or Māori translation.
  • Te Aka  (NZ) An online dictionary Māori-English English-Māori

Other links to Māori resources / information:

English Dictionaries

Other Reference Resources

Simple Wikipedia - the Plain English version.

Synonym Finder Free online thesaurus: Synonyms, Meaning, Similar Words, Definition

Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand  (NZ)

Unravelling Legal Jargon (Write Ltd. NZ) - using plain English


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 Reading, Writing, Spelling 

Pathways Awarua (NZ-TEC): for adult learners on a course or in training. 100+ interactive learning modules, linked to the Learning Progressions

BBC - Skillswise (UK)

GCF- Learn Free (Goodwill Community Foundation) (USA) Activities for adult literacy learners.

Study Guides and Strategies  (USA)  Ready to use interactive and print resources

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 Working with Numbers

MathsFirst (NZ) Massey University Maths help - exercises, videos, quizzes 

NZ Maths Centre (NZ) games, videos and skills

Sorted  (NZ)  New Zealand Budgeting website with calculators

BBC - Skillswise (UK)

Free Rice (United Nations World Food Programme)

IXL (USA) - Maths for the left and right brain - resources aligned with the NZ National Curriculum - you can sample the activities on this site, but need to become a member to access all resources (at a cost)

Khan Academy (USA) 'You only have to know one thing: You can learn anything'

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 New Zealand Road Code Resources

AA (Automobile Association)  (NZ) FREE online quiz

Drive (NZ) - NZTA - Learn the NZ Road Code - a free learning tool created by the New Zealand Transport Agency and ACC. This has been developed as the official learning tool for the learner licence theory test. It has been designed for use on mobiles and tablets as well as websites and has much simpler language than the Official New Zealand Road Code.

New Zealand Road Code  (NZ) Read the whole official Road Code online for cars, heavy traffic, motorcycles and bicycles.

NZ Road Code Learner Licence Theory Test Questions (NZ) Here you can see most of the questions you could be asked.

NZ Road Code Learner Licence Theory Practice Tests  (NZ) Buy online practice tests.

Pathways Awarua (NZ) Road Code app -  A complete series of modules on the road code on the Pathways Awarua literacy and numeracy website.  These cover all the topic areas assessed in the learner licence theory test.

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 Getting Ready for Work

Careers NZ (NZ) - Plan your career, write your CV, explore jobs, find courses and start job hunting

Job Search Websites

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