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Kupu o te wiki 07/05/18

May 6, 2018

The word this week is: waiata (v. sing n. song) why-are-tar Waiata! It’s New Zealand music month, so lots of opportunity to waiata along to some good music. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te Wiki 18/07/2016

July 18, 2016

The word this week is: kanohi (car – nor – hee) face, countenance ……. dry his kanohi with a towel. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te Wiki 11/07/2016

July 11, 2016

The word this week is: kumete (coo – mee – teh) wooden bowl, trough Around the turn of the century,  kumete were very popular. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te Wiki 04/07/2016

July 4, 2016

The word this week is: tēnei (tee – nay, as in “egg”;) this Look at the shape of tēnei house! Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te Wiki 27/06/2016

June 27, 2016

The word this week is: tangi (tongue-ee) They  tangi all the time. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te Wiki 13/06/2016

June 13, 2016

The word this week is: tahi (tah-hee) one, as in counting only. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te Wiki 06/06/2016

June 6, 2016

The word this week is: kume (coo-me, as in “egg”)  to pull, to drag Kume the canoe up from the river please. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te Wiki 30/05/2016

May 30, 2016

The word this week is: manene (mah-ne-ne) sounds like “e” in egg.  stranger, immigrant, foreigner I can’t live in Hawaii, as I will be forever manene.   Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te Wiki 23/05/2016

May 23, 2016

The word this week is: mahi (mah-he) to work, perform Gotta go to mahi now!!! Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te Wiki 16/05/2016

May 16, 2016

The word this week is: marae (mah-rye) courtyard, space out the front of the meeting house. Taiporohenui is the name of my marae.  Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

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