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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

kohuke

mineral

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He matū māori e kitea ana i ngā toka o te taiao, pērā i te toka konumohe. Ka kīia ēnei toka he tokahuke. Ka hukea ake te tokahuke hei wewete mai i te konganuku. He pūhui te nuinga o ngā kohuke, pērā i te pākawa pungatara, te pākawa tūtaewhetū, me te ōkai. Mā te pā o te tauhohe matū ki te kohuke e hua ai te konganuku horomata.

A naturally occuring substance in rocks such as bauxite. These rocks are called an ore, and are mined in order to produce metals. Most minerals occur as a compound such as a sulphate, a phosphate or an oxide. Chemical reactions are carried out on the mineral to produce the pure metal.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha te kohuke e puta ai te rino?

Rārangihia mai ngā momo kohuke o Aotearoa e whakamahia ana hei whakaputa konganuku.

Mā te tauhohe pāhiko e huri ai ētahi kohuke hei konganuku.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

He mea nui ētahi o ngā kohuke e whai ora ai te tangata, otirā ngā rauropi katoa. Ko te konupumā (Ca), mai i te miraka hei whakapakari kōiwi; ko te rino (Fe), mai i te hēki me te mīti e ora ai te  toto; ko te konutai (Na), mai i te tote hei whakapakari i ngā ioio me ngā uaua.

Ko te mahi a te tipu he miti i ngā momo kohuke e hiahiatia ana mai i te oneone.

Takenga Mai

ko (kongakonga) - fragment

huke - expose by removing the earth, excavate

KUPU KĒ ATU

manawa whenua

Tauira KŌrero

He aha te kohuke e puta ai te rino?

Rārangihia mai ngā momo kohuke o Aotearoa e whakamahia ana hei whakaputa konganuku.

Mā te tauhohe pāhiko e huri ai ētahi kohuke hei konganuku.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga