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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

repe

gland

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He hanga o te tinana, he huinga pūtau motuhake rānei. Ka tuku wē te repe hei whakamahi mā te tinana i roto i ana tukanga ora, hei tuku rānei ki waho o te tinana. Hei tauira, ka whakaputaina e te repe taiaki huka te wai nakunaku e ngāwherewhere ai te kai i roto i te kōpiro. Tērā anō te repe tōhau e tuku ai i te werawera.

An organ or group of cells which secrete fluid for use in the functions of the body, or for release outside of the body. For example, the pancreas produces digestive juices to break down food in the intestine. The sweat gland is another example.

Tauira KŌrero

Noho ai te repe taiaki huka ki tēhea wāhi o te tinana?

Whakamāramatia mai te mahi a te repe tōhau.

E toru ngā repe hūware o te tangata, e rua kei raro i te arero, ko tētahi kei ngā paetara o ngā pāpāringa.

Tauira KŌrero

Noho ai te repe taiaki huka ki tēhea wāhi o te tinana?

Whakamāramatia mai te mahi a te repe tōhau.

E toru ngā repe hūware o te tangata, e rua kei raro i te arero, ko tētahi kei ngā paetara o ngā pāpāringa.