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Kupu o te wiki – 5 Pipiri 2017

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. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s maori staff.    ...Read more

Kupu o te wiki – 22/05/17

May 24, 2017

Kupu o te wiki 22-Haratua-17 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

Kupu o te wiki 8/5/17

May 8, 2017

Kupu o te wiki 08-Haratua-17 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

Kupu o te wiki 01/05/17

May 1, 2017

Kupu o te wiki 01-Haratua-17 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

Kupu o te wiki 22/09/14

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. Kupu o te...Read more

Kupu o te wiki 25/08/14

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. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s...Read more

Kupu o te wiki 28/07/14

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). Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te wiki 23/06/14

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! Kupu o te Wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori Staff...Read more

Kupu o te wiki 09/06/14

June 9, 2014

The word this week is: Whakamātautau (Far-car-maah-tow-tow) or Exam. Good luck to everyone sitting a whakamātautau this week! Kupu o te Wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori Staff...Read more

Kupu o te wiki 02/06/14

June 2, 2014

The word this week is: Makariri (Ma-kah-ree-ree) or Cold. And into Hōtoke we go.. Anyone else feeling a bit Makariri right now? Kupu o te Wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori Staff...Read more

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