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Te Reo Pūtaiao

Taki o Autahi

Southern Cross

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WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te kāhui whetū iti rawa atu o ngā kāhui whetū e 88 o tuarangi. Koia ngā whetū tino pīataata i te uma o Ranginui ki te tonga. He rīpeka te āhua o te noho mai o ngā whetū ki tā te karu titiro i a Papatūānuku, ko te rārangi roa o te rīpeka e anga atu ana ki te tonga. He mea tino whakamahi te Taki o Autahi ki te whakatere waka i te au moana.

The smallest of 88 constellations in space. This is the brightest constellation in the southern Sky. It is shaped like a cross when viewed from Earth, with the long line of the cross pointing south. The Southern Cross is an important constellation for ocean navigation.

Tauira KŌrero

Ko wai mā ngā kāhui whetū e noho pātata ana ki te Taki o Autahi?

Tohua te Taki o Autahi ki te mahere whetū nei.

He manomano ngā whetū o roto i te Taki o Autahi.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

He whakaahua tēnei o Te Taki o Autahi. Ko ngā whetū pīataata e rua ki te taha mauī o te rīpeka, ko ngā whetū matarau:

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Tauira KŌrero

Ko wai mā ngā kāhui whetū e noho pātata ana ki te Taki o Autahi?

Tohua te Taki o Autahi ki te mahere whetū nei.

He manomano ngā whetū o roto i te Taki o Autahi.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga