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Kotahi te Kupu 11-15 September 2017 winners and answers

September 18, 2017

Kia ora koutou, How did you go with our words? I hope the competition managed to teach and challenge you. Please let us know how you found the competition, easy, hard, fun….. Below are our answers for last week. How did you do?(Judges...Read more

Kotahi te Kupu – Massey University Library’s Te Wiki o te reo Māori competition 2017

September 7, 2017

Testing your general knowledge and te reo Māori at the same time. Over the last 3 years we have been running a competition called Kotahi te Kupu. We usually run it for the month of July but will do it for the week this year. In celebration of...Read more

17-Hōngongoi-17

July 17, 2017

The word this week is: kamupūtu (come-moo-poo-too) gumboot Kei whea āku kamupūtu Where are my gumboots? Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s maori staff...Read more

10-Hōngongoi-17

July 10, 2017

The word this week is: pene (pen-near,  say it fast!) pen Anei tāku pene. Here’s my pen.   Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s maori staff...Read more

03-Hōngongoi-17

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. Kupu o te wiki...Read more

kupu o te wiki 26/06/17

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.   Kupu o te wiki brought to you by...Read more

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 15/5/17

May 15, 2017

Kupu o te wiki 015-Haratua-17 The kupu this week is: kotare (core-tar-rare, another one for practicing the rolling of the r’s) NZ kingfisher The kotare is a sharp sighted bird who excels at diving. They literally dive-bomb a hole in a clay...Read more

Kotahi te Kupu answers – (25-29 July) Week 4

August 1, 2016

Kia ora koutou, How did you go with our words in Week 4? This was the last week for this competition so our $20 and $50 book vouchers have been drawn. Please let us know how you found the competition, easy, hard, fun….. Below are the answers...Read more

Kotahi te Kupu- Week 4 29th July 2016

July 29, 2016

Kia ora, Welcome to the library’s Māori Language Month Competition. Go in the draw to win book vouchers or just have a load of fun at trying to guess the Māori word.  The competition will run every work day from 4th  July until 29th July...Read more

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