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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

kōkiri

meteor, shooting star

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He korakora kōhatu iti ka rere mai i tuarangi, ā, ka pau i te ahi i te kuhutanga mai ki te kōhauhau o Papatūānuku. Kitea ai te aho e muramura ana i te Rangi. Ka kīia hoki he whetū rere.

Small rocky particles from space which burn up upon entry into the Earth’s atmosphere. The track of light can be seen in the Sky. It is commonly called a shooting star.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha i rere noa mai ai he kōkiri i tuarangi?

Whakamāramatia mai te take e wera ai te kōkiri ina kuhu mai ki te kōhauhau o Papatūānuku.

Nā te kainga o te kōkiri e te ahi i te wā e kuhu mai ana ki te kōhauhau o Papatūānuku, ka kitea he haenga aho i te Rangi.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

He hīrere kōkiri tēnei (arā he maha ngā kōkiri i te wā kotahi):

 

Mēnā he rahi tonu te kōkiri, kāore e pau i te ahi i te kuhutanga mai ki te kōhauhau Papatūānuku, rere tonu ai ki te papa. Ka kīia he matakōkiri tēnei.

E waru ngā matakōkiri kua tau ki Aotearoa he kōhatu te āhua. I tau atu tētahi matakōkiri nui  ki te whenua o Namibia, e 60 tana te rahi. E ai ki ētahi kaimātai putaiao, nā te taka mai o tētahi  matakōkiri nui e 65 miriona tau ki muri, i korehāhā ai te hunga mokoweri.

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Tauira KŌrero

He aha i rere noa mai ai he kōkiri i tuarangi?

Whakamāramatia mai te take e wera ai te kōkiri ina kuhu mai ki te kōhauhau o Papatūānuku.

Nā te kainga o te kōkiri e te ahi i te wā e kuhu mai ana ki te kōhauhau o Papatūānuku, ka kitea he haenga aho i te Rangi.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga