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Kotahi te Kupu 10-14 September 2018 winners and answers

September 17, 2018

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

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 23/04/18

April 23, 2018

The word this week is: takatū (get ready) tah-car–too They will need to takatū for the long trip ahead. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te Wiki 09/04/18

April 9, 2018

The word this week is: moe (sleep) moy Bears prepare for their long winter moe. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te Wiki 02/04/18

April 2, 2018

The word this week is: kanopīni (broad beans) car-nor-pee-nee Plant them kanopīni before the end of Autumn. 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 19/03/18

March 19, 2018

The word this week is: māra (garden/cultivation) maah-rah It is time to prepare the māra for planting. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te Wiki 12/03/18

March 12, 2018

The word this week is: rau (row)  leaf Look at that rau falling from the tree!  Tell tale signs of Autumn. 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 26/02/18

February 26, 2018

The word this week is: kikihi (key-key-hee)  cicada The kikihi are singing.  Summer has arrived! Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

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