Designed to accompany Te Whānake Book 1: Te Kākano (Second edition). It contains Māori grammar, vocabulary, reading and writing exercises for independent study. These allow the student to practise the language introduced and explained in the corresponding chapter of the textbook. Suggestions are also given to help students with the more general skills underlying language acquisition such as deducing meaning from context, using words correctly and reading for meaning. Model answers are provided for most exercises.