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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

amio ~nga

orbit

tūingoa, tūmahi poro

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te ara i te ātea e huri haere ai tētahi ao iti i tētahi atu ao nui. He pororapa te āhua o te amionga o ngā aorangi i te Rā. Ko te tō ā-papa o te Rā me te ānga o ngā aorangi e pupuri ana i ngā aorangi ki te ara amio. He wāhi korekore te ātea, nō reira kāore he tōpana waku hei ātete i te amio haere tonu o ngā aorangi.

The path through space by which a smaller body rotates around a larger body. The orbit of the planets around the Sun is elliptical. The gravity of the Sun and the momentum of the planets keep them in their orbit. Space is a vacuum, therefore there is no friction to oppose the continuing orbit of the planets.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha te mahi a te tō ā-papa o te  ki te pupuri i ngā aorangi kia amio haere tonu?

Hoahoatia te ara amio o ngā aorangi i a Tamanuiterā.

E amio haere ana te Marama i a Papatūānuku.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

E amio ana a Papatūānuku i a Tamanuiterā:

Takenga Mai

amio - roam, circle around

KUPU KĒ ATU

āmio

Tauira KŌrero

He aha te mahi a te tō ā-papa o te  ki te pupuri i ngā aorangi kia amio haere tonu?

Hoahoatia te ara amio o ngā aorangi i a Tamanuiterā.

E amio haere ana te Marama i a Papatūānuku.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga