July 3, 2017
The word this week is:kupu tautoko (coo-poo toe-tore-caw) argument for, word qualifier, testimonial
The kupu tautoko for last night’s All Blacks loss, could ( and probably will be) debated hotly in the media, this week.
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June 26, 2017
The word this week is: whakatā (far-car-taa) to relax, take breath, catch breath, take a break.
Kei te whakatā nga tauira, kua mutu mō whakamātautau.
Take a break students, your exams have finished.
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June 5, 2017
The word this week is : whakaako (far-car-are-core) – teach.
Ka whakaako au i te tuitui ki a koe.
I will teach you to sew.
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May 24, 2017
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The kupu this week is: hihi (he-he) Stitchbird
Legend has it that the hihi would not collect water for maui, after he had achieved the mammoth task of catching the sun and slowing it down, so he tossed the bird in a...Read more
May 8, 2017
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The kupu this week is: Kereru (care-rare-roo, roll your r’s like you were born in the deep south) NZ wood pigeon.
Kereru can be sighted occasionally flying through the esplanade in Palmerston North. They are big...Read more
May 1, 2017
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The kupu this week is: Riroriro (ree-raw-ree-raw) or Grey Warbler
The riroriro is a tiny bird. They are native to NZ. They can be found in peoples gardens and city parks. It is in their tiny nests that the shining...Read more
September 22, 2014
The word this week is: Awa (ah-wah) or River
Learn more about the beautiful poem “what stones know” here written by Massey University Spanish language lecturer and award-winning poet Dr Leonel Alvarado about the Manawatu Awa.
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August 25, 2014
The word this week is: Waea (Why-ah) or Phone.
If you’ve misplaced your waea or any other belongings on campus make sure to check the lost property at the library and security offices.
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July 28, 2014
The word this week is: Heihei (hey-hey) or Chicken.
Q. Why did the Heihei cross the road?
A. To get to the other side (hehe).
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June 23, 2014
The word this week is: Haere mai (high-rair-my) or Welcome.
Haere mai to the Distance students joining us on Campus this week!
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