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Te Kotuituinga Mātauranga Pura o Aotearoa

Te wiki tuatoru

August 7, 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 tuatoru (week 3 /4 August) –poitarawhiti/netball

In my area we use the kupu ‘netiporo’ for netball.
He pai mō tō tinana he poitarawhiti – Netball is good for the body.
Tokohia ngā tangata kei roto I te tīma poitarawhiti – How many people in a netball team?
Tokowhitu ngā tangata kei roto I te tīma poitarawhiti – Seven players are in a netball team.

Te wiki tuarua

July 31, 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 tuarua (week 2/28 July) – heihei/chicken

Titiro ki tēna heihei – Look at that chicken.
Kei whea te mīti heihei – Where is the chicken meat?
Kei roto I te umu te mīti heihei – The chicken meat is in the oven.
He tino reka te mīti heihei – Chicken meat is very delicious.
Titiro ki tērā tame heihei – Look at that rooster over there.
Haere mai mō te kai mīti heihei kei muri a poitarawhiti – Come for a feed of chicken after netball.

 

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.

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