!
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
 
X
Te Reo Pūtaiao

tokahuke

ore

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He kupu whānui mō te toka e whai kohuke ana. He mea kari ake i te whenua te tokahuke, ā, mā te whakahaere i tētahi tauhohe matū e wetekina ai te konganuku horomata. Hei tauira, ka tangohia te rino (Fe) i te rino ōkai (Fe2O3) o roto i te onepū rino o te Taihauāuru.

A general name for a mineral-bearing rock. The ore is mined, and by carrying out a chemical reaction the pure metal is extracted. For example, iron is extracted from the iron oxide in the ironsand found on the West Coast.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha te tokahuke e puta ai te rino?

Rārangihia mai ngā tokahuke e kitea mai ana i Aotearoa.

Ko te toka konumohe te tokahuke e puta ai te konumohe.

Takenga Mai

toka - stone, rock

huke - dig up, expose by removing earth

Tauira KŌrero

He aha te tokahuke e puta ai te rino?

Rārangihia mai ngā tokahuke e kitea mai ana i Aotearoa.

Ko te toka konumohe te tokahuke e puta ai te konumohe.