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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

unahiroa

comet

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He maramara toka, tio, puehu rānei e amio ana i te Rā i tētahi amionga pororapa roa. Kia pātata atu tētahi unahiroa ki te Rā, ka tino wera haere, ā, ka tukuna he haurehu, he puehu anō hoki. Koia nei te hiku o te unahiroa e kitea atu ana i te uma o Ranginui i te tōnga, i te whitinga rānei o te Rā.

A piece of rock, ice or dust which is in a long elliptical orbit around the Sun. When a comet approaches the Sun, it heats up and releases a gas and dust. This is the comet’s tail which can be seen in the Sky mainly during the period of sunset or sunrise.

Tauira KŌrero

Pēhea nei te rahi o ētahi o ngā unahiroa?

Rangahautia te wā ka pau i ētahi unahiroa ki te hokihoki mai, kia kitea anōtia i te uma o Ranginui.

He rerenga tahi ētahi o ngā unahiroa, ko ētahi ka hokihoki mai.

KUPU KĒ ATU

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Tauira KŌrero

Pēhea nei te rahi o ētahi o ngā unahiroa?

Rangahautia te wā ka pau i ētahi unahiroa ki te hokihoki mai, kia kitea anōtia i te uma o Ranginui.

He rerenga tahi ētahi o ngā unahiroa, ko ētahi ka hokihoki mai.