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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

wā ā-nuku

geologic time

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He pūnaha whakaatu i te wā o tuauri whāioio i hua ake ai ngā āhuatanga ā-nuku, ngā āhuatanga ōkiko o Papatūānuku ki tā te mātanga pūtaiao Pākehā titiro. Ko te whakatau wā ā-nuku tētahi tukanga tātari matū hei whakatau tata i te tawhito o tētahi mea pērā i te mātātoka.

A system to describe ancient times when the geological and physical properties of the Earth originated according to western science. Geological dating is a process of chemical analysis to estimate the age of something such as a fossil.

Tauira KŌrero

Ka whakamahia te pūnaha wā ā-nuku ki te tautohu i ngā āhuatanga o tuauri whāioio, pērā i te wā i nohoia ai te whenua e te mokonui.

Ka whakawehea te wā ā-nuku ki ētahi takiwā he miriona tau te roa, pērā i te takiwā kōpaka, te wā i tauria ai te whenua e te tio.

Rangahautia ngā wehenga o te wā ā-nuku.

KUPU KĒ ATU

tuauri whāioio

Tauira KŌrero

Ka whakamahia te pūnaha wā ā-nuku ki te tautohu i ngā āhuatanga o tuauri whāioio, pērā i te wā i nohoia ai te whenua e te mokonui.

Ka whakawehea te wā ā-nuku ki ētahi takiwā he miriona tau te roa, pērā i te takiwā kōpaka, te wā i tauria ai te whenua e te tio.

Rangahautia ngā wehenga o te wā ā-nuku.