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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

kukuwhatanga

evolution

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He tukanga tino roa e huri ai te āhua me te hanga o tētahi mea ki āhua kē, ki hanga kē. Ko te rerekē haere o ngā ira o tētahi rauropi i roto i te takanga o ngā whakatipuranga. He manomano tau ka hua ake he momo hou.

A long process of change from one form or structure to another. A change in the genetic make-up of an organism from one generation to another. Over the course of time, this results in the origin of a new species.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha tā te Māori mō te kukuwhatanga o te ao e noho nei tātou, he aha tā ngā mātanga pūtaiao?

Whakamāramatia mai te kukuwhatanga o te ao mai i te wā o ngā atua.

E ai ki ngā kaimātai pūtaiao, nā te kukuwhatanga o te rauropi pūtautahi i hua ake ai te matatini o n rauropi e noho nei ki a Papatūānuku ināianei.

Takenga Mai

kuku (kukune) - swell as pregnancy advances, grow

whatanga (whanaketanga) - grow, move onwards or upwards

Tauira KŌrero

He aha tā te Māori mō te kukuwhatanga o te ao e noho nei tātou, he aha tā ngā mātanga pūtaiao?

Whakamāramatia mai te kukuwhatanga o te ao mai i te wā o ngā atua.

E ai ki ngā kaimātai pūtaiao, nā te kukuwhatanga o te rauropi pūtautahi i hua ake ai te matatini o n rauropi e noho nei ki a Papatūānuku ināianei.