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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

awa kōpaka

glacier

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He putunga tio ka takea mai i runga ake i te wāhi tau ai te hukapapa i te kehokeho maunga, he pōturi te heke whakararo.

A mass of ice which originates from above the snowline on the top of a mountain, which moves slowly downhill.

Tauira KŌrero

Ka ahatia ō tātou awa kōpaka i te mahana haere o te ao?

Whakaaturia ngā awa kōpaka matua o Te Waipounamu ki tētahi mahere.

Ka hua mai te ngāhorohoro i te mahi a te awa kōpaka.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

He nui ngā awa kōpaka i Te Waipounamu:

Takenga Mai

awa - river, gully, gorge

kōpaka - ice, frost

Tauira KŌrero

Ka ahatia ō tātou awa kōpaka i te mahana haere o te ao?

Whakaaturia ngā awa kōpaka matua o Te Waipounamu ki tētahi mahere.

Ka hua mai te ngāhorohoro i te mahi a te awa kōpaka.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga