He taputapu kukume i te rino (Fe) me ētahi atu konganuku. He tōpana huna ō te autō, kāore e kitea e te karu tangata, engari ka kitea te mahi a ēnei tōpana. Ki te noho mai he rino ki te whaitua o tētahi autō, ka pākia ki ngā tōpana o te autō. Arā tētahi toka māori, he autō te toka nei, ā, ka kīia ko te rinotō.
An object which attracts iron (Fe) and some other metals. The forces of a magnet cannot be seen by the human eye, but the effects of the forces can. If an iron object is within the force field of a magnet, it is subject to the forces of that magnet. There is a naturally occurring rock called magnetite or lodestone which is magnetic.
au - current
tō - pull