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Te Reo Pūtaiao

punahiko

power station

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ka whakatūria he punahiko hei kapo i tētahi momo pūngao. Ka whakamahia taua pūngao hei huri pukuhiko, hei whakaputa i te hiko.

Power stations are erected to capture and harness a source of energy. The energy is used to turn generators and produce electricity.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ngā tautohetohe mō te whakatū i tētahi punahiko wai ki te awa?

Tuhia ngā momo punahiko ka kapo i te pūngao whakahou.

I mua, ko te punahiko waro koranehe te momo punahiko matua i Aotearoa.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

Koia nei ētahi o ngā punahiko e kapo ana i te pūngao whakahou:

Koia nei ngā punahiko e whakapau ana i ngā momo koranehe:

Mai i te punahiko ka tukuna te hiko ki te pūnaha hiko ā-motu, ā, mai i reira ka kawea ki ō tātou whare mā ngā waea hiko:

Takenga Mai

puna - spring, well up, flow

hiko - electricity

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ngā tautohetohe mō te whakatū i tētahi punahiko wai ki te awa?

Tuhia ngā momo punahiko ka kapo i te pūngao whakahou.

I mua, ko te punahiko waro koranehe te momo punahiko matua i Aotearoa.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga