Te Kupu

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

kupu o te wiki – 19/06/17

June 19, 2017

The word this week is: whakararu (far-car-ra-roo) (roll your r’s on the ra and roo) – to confuse, disturb, bother! Kei te whakararu nga tamariki i aku mama! The children are bothering their mama! Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the...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 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 10/4/17

April 10, 2017

The word this week is hōtoke (hore-tore-kee) or winter. “Hōtoke is coming.” Kupu o te wiki bought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te wiki 03/08/15

August 3, 2015

The word this week is: Whaene (far-air-nair) Aunt or mother. “I love my whaene!“ Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff.  ...Read more

Kupu o te wiki – 27/07/15

July 27, 2015

The word this week is: Wheke (Fair-care ; say fast!) Octopus The Wheke is a prominent member of the Wiggles. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te wiki 06/07/15

July 6, 2015

The word this week is: Whakaata (Far-caah-tah) or Mirror. Use the rear view whakaata to see if there is a vehicle behind you. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te wiki 22/06/15

June 22, 2015

The word this week is: Tohutō (Tore-hoo-tore) or Macron. There is a tohutō above the second ‘o’ of the word: tohutō! Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te wiki 11/05/15

May 11, 2015

The word this week is: Moana (More-ah-nah) or Sea. It’s fun to build sandcastles by the moana. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

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