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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

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

28/8/17

August 28, 2017

The word this week is: toka (tour-car) rock, solid, firm. This toka is large and I can not move it.   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

03-Hōngongoi-17

July 3, 2017

The word this week is:kupu tautoko (coo-poo toe-tore-caw) argument for, word qualifier, testimonial The kupu tautoko for last night’s All Blacks loss, could ( and probably will be) debated hotly in the media, this week. Kupu o te wiki...Read more

Kupu o te wiki – 5 Pipiri 2017

June 5, 2017

The word this week is : whakaako (far-car-are-core) – teach. Ka whakaako au i te tuitui ki a koe. I will teach you to sew. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s maori staff.    ...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 6/10/14

October 6, 2014

The word this week is: wahine (wa-he-nair) or Woman/Women. There were more wahine in the class then men. Kupu o te wiki brought to you by the Library’s Māori staff...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

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