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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

mātātoka

fossil

tūingoa, tūmahi poro

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko ngā hāraunga, ko ngā wheua, ko ngā toenga para rānei o tētahi rauropi o neherā, kāore i popo, engari kua mau ki ngā toka o Papatūānuku.

The impressions, prints, bones or remains of living things from long ago that have escaped the process of decay and have been preserved in rocks.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ngā mātātoka e kitea mai ana i ngā toka rā?

Whakamāramatia mai te tukanga mātātoka.

He rau miriona tau te roa e noho ana te mātātoka ki roto i a Papatūānuku.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

Hei tauira o te tukanga mātātoka:

Takenga Mai

mātā - heap, layer

mātā (mātāniho) - print or mark of teeth

toka - stone, rock

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ngā mātātoka e kitea mai ana i ngā toka rā?

Whakamāramatia mai te tukanga mātātoka.

He rau miriona tau te roa e noho ana te mātātoka ki roto i a Papatūānuku.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga