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Kupu o te wiki 6/03/17

March 6, 2017

The word this week is: parauri (par-row-ree) or brown. Parauri is the colour of chocolate. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te wiki 27/02/16

February 27, 2017

The word this week is: mā (mar) or white. Mā is the colour of snow. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff.    ...Read more

Kupu o te wiki 20/02/17

February 20, 2017

The word this week is: pango (pah-ngor) or black Pango is the colour of the night sky. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te wiki 13/02/17

February 13, 2017

The word this week is: waiporoporo (why-poor-raw-poor-raw) or purple. Waiporoporo is the colour of the flowers on the Poroporo tree. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff.  ...Read more

Kupu o te wiki 6/02/17

February 6, 2017

The word for this week is: kahurangi  car-who-raa-ngee or blue. Kahurangi is the colour of the sky on a clear summers day. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te wiki 30/01/17

January 30, 2017

The word for this week is: kākāriki (car-car-rick-ee) or green. Kākāriki is the colour of the kākāriki parakeet. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te wiki 23/01/17

January 23, 2017

The word for this week is: kowhai (core-fiy) or yellow. Kowhai is the colour of the flowers on the kowhai tree. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te wiki 16/01/17

January 16, 2017

The word for this week is: karaka (car-da-car)  or orange. Karaka is the colour of the berries on the karaka tree. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...Read more

Kupu o te wiki 9/01/17

January 9, 2017

The word for this week is: whero (fed-oar) or red. Whero is the colour of strawberries. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff.  ...Read more

Kupu o te wiki 20/07/15

July 20, 2015

The word this week is: Whatu (Fa-Too) or fibre weaving! Fibre-weaving or finger-weaving She will whatu those strips of thread. Whatu refers to the technique used to intricately knit together individual fibres without using tools or a frame. ...Read more

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