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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

kōiwi

bone

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He pūtautau mārō, he kiato hoki e hangaia ai te anga o te tinana. He āhua ngohengohe, he karukaru a roto i te kōiwi, kei reira hoki te mongamonga, ko tāna mahi nui he whakaputa pūtau toto.

A hard, dense tissue which forms the skeleton. The inside of a bone is soft and spongy, and contains bone marrow which is vital to the formation of blood cells.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha te kai matua e ora pai ai ō tātou kōiwi?

Tirohia te hanganga o roto i te kōiwi.

Kāore e nekeneke ngā kōiwi o te angaanga.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha te kai matua e ora pai ai ō tātou kōiwi?

Tirohia te hanganga o roto i te kōiwi.

Kāore e nekeneke ngā kōiwi o te angaanga.