Lingogo app on a smart phone


Lingogo is a library app for bilingual Māori & Pacific stories built to entertain readers and to help language learners succeed.

Have a go at reading in a Māori or Pacific language. If you get stuck, just tap any sentence to listen to it and find its English translation. There’s also a full audio version at the end of every story.

Library members can access the full Lingogo collection for free!

  1. Download the Lingogo app for free from your app store
  2. In the ‘My Account’ area, choose your library (we are under Waitaki District Libraries) and enter your library membership barcode number
  3. You’re in! Enjoy full access for free.

Want to spend more time reading Māori & Pacific stories and using the languages? Join the Lingogo Readers Club! We set a new story to read every month, give you awesome inspiration and tips along the way, and finish every month with a fun quiz and prize draw!

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