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Ngā Kupu o Te Wiki

July 24, 2014 by blennzict | 0 comments

Here are some examples as to how the word of the week can be used everyday.
The examples used here are based on listening to and using Te Reo Māori with people predominantly from Ngāti Kahungunu ki te Wairoa and Tūhoe.

Te wiki tuatahi (week 1/ 21 July) – āpōpō/tomorrow

Ko te aha te rā āpōpō – What is the day tomorrow?
Ko te Rāatu āpōpō - It is Tuesday tomorrow.
He aha te huarere āpōpō – What is the weather tomorrow?
He rangi pai āpōpō – The weather is good tomorrow.
Ka kite āpōpō – See you tomorrow.
He aha tō pirangi kai āpōpō – What do you want for kai tomorrow?
He mīti heihei mō te kai āpōpō – Chicken for tea tomorrow.

Cathy West – BLENNZ Resource Teacher: Vision, Wellington

July 22, 2014 by blennzict | 1 Comment

Cathy West shares about the free NZQA accredited course she has enrolled in this year.

Kia ora. I’m Cathy West from BLENNZ Wellington. This year as part of my professional development I am doing a course with the Open Wānanga called He Papa Tikanga and I’d just like to tell you a little bit about it because I am really enjoying it. There are four modules and you do have 12 months to do it, but I’ve been fast-tracking (lucky me!) and I’ve done three modules in less than six months. Continue Reading →