māori kupu

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 17/4/17

April 17, 2017

The word this week is hukarere  (who-car-ree-ree) or snow. “You know nothing Jon Hukarere.” Kupu o te wiki bought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te wiki 1/12/14

December 1, 2014

The word this week is: rā whānau (rah far-no) or Happy Birthday. Rā whānau to anyone celebrating their birthday today! Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff.  ...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 14/07/14

July 14, 2014

The word this week is: Pātai (par-tie) or Question. Welcome to all our new students, if you have any pātai about our library services – check out the Library website here. 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

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