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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

hamuhamu

scavenge

tūingoa, tūmahi poro, tūāhua

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He kupu hei whakaahua i te āhua o te kai a ētahi rauropi i ā rātou kai. Arā, ka kai i ngā para, i ngā toenga, i ngā kiko popo rānei o tētahi atu kararehe. Hamuhamu ai ētahi o ngā rauropi noho wai, pērā i te kākara. Arā atu anō ngā kaihamuhamu pērā i te karoro me te kāhu.

A feeding habit of some organisms whereby they eat the waste, leftovers or decaying flesh of other animals. Some water-dwelling organisms, such as whelk, scavenge for their food. Other scavengers include the seagull and hawk.

Tauira KŌrero

Pēhea nei te āhua o te hamuhamu a te kākara?

Rangahautia ngā manu hamuhamu.

He painga anō ka puta i te hamuhamu a ētahi kararehe.

Takenga Mai

hamuhamu - eat scraps of food

Tauira KŌrero

Pēhea nei te āhua o te hamuhamu a te kākara?

Rangahautia ngā manu hamuhamu.

He painga anō ka puta i te hamuhamu a ētahi kararehe.