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Welcome to PAEKUPU, words related to Te Marautanga o Aotearoa. Curriculum areas presently available on PAEKUPU: Toi Ataata, Te Reo Matatini, Puoro, Te Reo Pāngarau, Te Reo Pūtaiao, Ngā Mahi a te Rēhia
 
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Te Reo Pūtaiao

akakōare

rhizome

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te tō o tētahi tipu e horapa haere ana i rō whenua, e tuku ana i ōna pihi. Ko te wheki, tētahi momo huruwhenua, hei tauira o te tipu e whai akakōare ana.

The stem of a plant which grows and spreads underground sending out shoots. The wheki fern is an example of a plant which has a rhizome.

Tauira KŌrero

Ko te kūmara tētahi tauira o te akakōare, inā te horapa haere o tana ki roto i te oneone.

Āta rakua te oneone kia huraina ai te akakōare.

Ko tētahi o ā rātou mahi ki tātahi he tirotiro i te horapa o te akakōare o te pīngao.

KUPU KĒ ATU

piaka

Tauira KŌrero

Ko te kūmara tētahi tauira o te akakōare, inā te horapa haere o tana ki roto i te oneone.

Āta rakua te oneone kia huraina ai te akakōare.

Ko tētahi o ā rātou mahi ki tātahi he tirotiro i te horapa o te akakōare o te pīngao.