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Kupu o te Wiki – 23/10/17

October 23, 2017

The word this week is: pūtea (poo-tee (as in “egg”)-ah, finance, sum of money, bank account Ok, who’s got the pūtea for the bus? Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te Wiki – 09/10/17

October 9, 2017

The word this week is: ture (too-ree as in “egg”)  law, rule, statute Abide by the ture, Jackson! Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te wiki – 02/10/17

October 2, 2017

The word this week is: kaupapa (coe-pah-pah)  body of the cloak The Kaupapa on that cloak is very strong. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff.    ...Read more

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

Kupu o te wiki – 11/09/17

September 11, 2017

The word this week is: mahana (mar-har-nar) warm So excited about the weather as it is definitely becoming more mahana! Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s maori staff...Read more

Kupu o te wiki – 04/09/17

September 4, 2017

The word this week is: kino kē (key-gnaw kehh) awesome Kino kē koe!   You are awesome! Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s maori staff...Read more

7 Here-turi-kōkā 2017

August 7, 2017

The word this week is: whakapono (far-car-pour-gnaw) believe/ have faith Kei te whakapono au i tenei ao. I believe in this world. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s maori staff...Read more

31-Hōngongoi-17

July 31, 2017

The word this week is: papa tuhituhi (papa two-he-two-he) Blackboard/writing board Check out our new papa tuhituhi on the wall, next to the cafe on level one of the library – feel free to write/draw on it and leave us a message. Kupu o te...Read more

24-Hōngongoi-17

July 24, 2017

The word this week is: waipuketanga (why-poo-care-tarn-ga) (noun) flooding   Christchurch suffered some waipuketanga at the weekend.   Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s maori staff...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

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