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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

ikarangi

galaxy

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He huihuinga whetū piriona, ō rātou aorangi, te haurehu me te puehu e amio haere ana i tuarangi, e pupurihia ana e te tō ā-papa. Ko Te Mangōroa te ingoa o tō tātou ikarangi e noho nei a Tamanuiterā me Papatūānuku. He miriona anō ngā ikarangi i te ao tukupū.

An assembly of billions of stars, their planets, gas and dust orbiting in space and held together by the force of gravity. The Milky Way is the name of our galaxy containing the Sun and Earth. There are millions of galaxies in the universe.

Tauira KŌrero

Hangaia ai he ikarangi i te aha?

Rangahautia te āhua o ngā ikarangi e kitea atu ana i te uma o Ranginui.

Ko te tau aho te waeine hei whakaatu i te rahi o tētahi ikarangi.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

Ko Te Mangōroa te ikarangi e noho nei a Tamanuiterā me ōna aorangi. Nui ake i te miriona ngā whetū o roto i Te Mangōroa, ā, he tōrino te āhua o te noho kāhui mai o aua whetū. He kaitā whakaharahara Te Mangōroa, arā, 100,000 tau aho te tawhiti mai i tētahi taha ki tētahi:

Takenga Mai

ika - cluster, band, troop, heap

Rangi - Sky, heavens, upper regions

Tauira KŌrero

Hangaia ai he ikarangi i te aha?

Rangahautia te āhua o ngā ikarangi e kitea atu ana i te uma o Ranginui.

Ko te tau aho te waeine hei whakaatu i te rahi o tētahi ikarangi.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga