An important aspect of learning Te Reo Māori ( or any new language) is to have a sound knowledge of vocab. The best method for learning new vocabulary is to find what works with you.
For those of you in Ali and Alwyn's roopu, your mahi this year is to work through the Year 1 puna kupu. You will be assessed on your knowledge regularly throughout the year.
For those of you in Madge's roopu, you may wish to print out and learn some of the kupu on the list at your own pace.