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Toi Ataata

pokepoke ~a (uku)

wedge, knead (clay)

tūmahi whiti

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He mahi tēnei hei whakakore i ngā mirumiru hau o roto i tētahi kerengeo. Ka rōrangia, ka pēpēhia, ka romiromia te uku kia puta katoa ai te hau o roto. He mea nui te whakakore i ngā mirumiru hau kia kore ai te uku e pahū i rō umuuku.

The action to get rid of the air bubbles in a lump of clay. It is rolled, pushed and kneaded so all of the air is expelled. Expelling the air is important to ensure the clay does not explode in the kiln.

Tauira KŌrero

Kia kaha te pokepoke i te uku hei whakakore i ngā mirumiru katoa.

Rangahautia ngā tukanga rerekē mō te pokepoke uku.

Nā te ngoikore ki te āta pokepoke i te uku, i pakaru ai ngā taonga i rō umuuku.

Takenga Mai

pokepoke - knead

Tauira KŌrero

Kia kaha te pokepoke i te uku hei whakakore i ngā mirumiru katoa.

Rangahautia ngā tukanga rerekē mō te pokepoke uku.

Nā te ngoikore ki te āta pokepoke i te uku, i pakaru ai ngā taonga i rō umuuku.