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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

hukarere

snow

tūingoa, tūmahi poro

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He momo tōtāwairehu ka heke i te Rangi. He tino mātao ngā takiwā teitei o te kōhauhau, ā, ka whakatio te wairehu o roto i ngā kapua. Ka heke ngā maramara tio i ngā kapua nei, ā, ka hurihia hei whā hukarere i te wā e heke ana.

A form of precipitation which falls from the Sky. The higher reaches of the atmosphere are very cold causing the water vapour in clouds to freeze. Pellets of ice fall from these clouds and turn to snow flakes as they fall.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ngā wāhi o Aotearoa e tino kitea ana te hukarere?

Whakamāramatia mai ngā take e heke ai te hukarere ki ngā maunga, engari kāore e tino heke ki te takutai moana.

He kōmāmā tonu te hukarere, kāore i mārō pērā i te hukapapa.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

I ētahi wā, ka rewa ngā maramara tio i te wā e heke ana i ngā kapua, ā, ka kīia he waiwaha:

KUPU KĒ ATU

puaheiri*

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ngā wāhi o Aotearoa e tino kitea ana te hukarere?

Whakamāramatia mai ngā take e heke ai te hukarere ki ngā maunga, engari kāore e tino heke ki te takutai moana.

He kōmāmā tonu te hukarere, kāore i mārō pērā i te hukapapa.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga