A 2014 NZCER report into te reo Māori in classrooms stated
The great majority of Māori children develop their learning identities in English-medium primary classrooms. Encountering te reo Māori in the classroom helps Māori children feel they and their culture belong there and
All teachers can and should undertake to increase the amount and quality of te reo Māori in their classroom programme. With this in mind, resources like the Te Reo Māori Learning at Home and School series and the An Introduction to Te Reo Māori series are a must for every NZ classroom.