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Kupu o te Wiki 30/04/18

April 30, 2018

The word this week is: poraka (jersey) paw-rah-car Take your poraka it’s colder now! Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te Wiki 26/03/18

March 26, 2018

The word this week is: kūmara (sweet potato) coo-mah-rah Face the tail of the kūmara to the mountain when you plant. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te Wiki 05/03/18

March 5, 2018

The word this week is: ngahuru Pronounced nga (as in singer) hoo roo Meaning autumn We are coming into ngahuru, just look at the trees! Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te wiki – 15/01/18

January 18, 2018

The word this week is: raumati  (row-mah-tee) summer Raumati has arrived! Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff.    ...Read more

Kupu o te Wiki – 08/01/18

January 8, 2018

The word this week is: koro (caw-raw) grandfather Here comes my koro. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te Wiki – 18/12/17

December 18, 2017

The word this week is: kuia (coo-ee- “as in knee”-yah) grandmother She is a kuia now. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te wiki – 11/12/17

December 11, 2017

The word this week is: hine (hi-“as in knee”, nee “as in egg”)daughter, young girl Excuse me hine! Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te Wiki – 04/12/17

December 4, 2017

The word this week is: kete (ke-te “as in egg”) basket, kit This kete is half full. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te Wiki – 27/11/17

November 27, 2017

The word this week is: tama (tah-mah) son He is my tama. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te Wiki – 20/11/17

November 20, 2017

The word this week is: tamaiti (tah-my-T), young boy Whose is that tamaiti? Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

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