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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 Matatini

reo ūkaipō

mother tongue

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te reo i pakeke mai ai te tangata, mai i tōna whakairatanga, arā, ko te reo e haere ana i te takiwā e noho nei ia.

The language a person grows up with from conception, the language that is used in the space in which they live.

Tauira KŌrero

Ko te reo Māori tana reo ūkaipō.

Me he mōmona te taiao reo e tipu nei te tamaiti, ka pai kē atu tana hopu i tōna reo ūkaipō.

Ahakoa tana matatau, ehara te reo Māori i tana reo ūkaipō - he mea ako kē i a ia e taiohi ana. 

Takenga Mai

ūkaipō - mother, source of sustenance

KUPU KĒ ATU

reo taketake

Tauira KŌrero

Ko te reo Māori tana reo ūkaipō.

Me he mōmona te taiao reo e tipu nei te tamaiti, ka pai kē atu tana hopu i tōna reo ūkaipō.

Ahakoa tana matatau, ehara te reo Māori i tana reo ūkaipō - he mea ako kē i a ia e taiohi ana.