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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

māngaro

starch

tūingoa, tūāhua

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He momo warowaihā whīwhiwhi. Koia te matū o roto i tētahi tipu hei pupuri kai māna. He wāhanga matua anō i roto i te kai a te tangata, pērā i te pata kai, te rīwai me te kūmara.

A type of complex carbohydrate. It is the main food storage substance in plants. It also forms an important part of the human diet and is found in cereals, potatoes and kūmara.

Tauira KŌrero

He nui te māngaro o roto i te kūmara.

Rangahautia te whakamahinga o te māngaro i roto i te mahi kai.

He matū meha-kore te māngaro.

Takenga Mai

māngaro - mealy

Tauira KŌrero

He nui te māngaro o roto i te kūmara.

Rangahautia te whakamahinga o te māngaro i roto i te mahi kai.

He matū meha-kore te māngaro.