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Welcome to PAEKUPU, words related to Te Marautanga o Aotearoa. Curriculum areas presently available on PAEKUPU: Toi Ataata, Puoro, Te Reo Pāngarau, Ngā Mahi a te Rēhia
 
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Toi Ataata

miri ~a ~nga

twist a cord by rubbing the strands on the thigh

tūingoa, tūmahi whiti

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te wakuwaku whakamua, whakamuri i te muka ki te kūwhā, kia puta ai te miro.

The gentle rubbing forwards and backwards of flax fibre on the thigh to produce a twisted cord.

Tauira KŌrero

Nāna katoa te muka i miri hei mahi māna i te korowai mō tōna kuia.

Hīwera katoa tōna kūwhā i tāna miri i te muka o te harakeke.

Nā taku kuia au i whakaako ki te miri i te muka o te harakeke.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

E miria ana te muka harakeke:

KUPU KĒ ATU

tāmiro

Tauira KŌrero

Nāna katoa te muka i miri hei mahi māna i te korowai mō tōna kuia.

Hīwera katoa tōna kūwhā i tāna miri i te muka o te harakeke.

Nā taku kuia au i whakaako ki te miri i te muka o te harakeke.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga