!
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

weheruatanga o te ao

equator

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko tētahi rārangi huri āwhio i a Papatūānuku, i waenganui pū i te tuakoi raki me te tuakoi tonga. Ehara i te rārangi tūturu, he huatau kē te rārangi weherua o te ao hei āwhina i a tātou kia mārama ki tō tātou ao. E 40,092km te tawhiti, ā, he wera, he mākū hoki te āhuarangi i te takiwā o te weheruatanga o te ao.

A line encircling the Earth midway between the two poles. It is not a real line, rather the equator is a concept that helps us to understand our world. It is 40,092km in length, and the climate in the vicinity of the equator is hot and wet.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha i wera ai, i mākū ai te āhuarangi i te takiwā o te weheruatanga o te ao?

Rārangihia ngā whenua mai i te pātata ki te tawhiti i te weheruatanga o te ao.

Ko te kore putu (0°) te ahopae o te weheruatanga o te ao.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

Ko tā te weheruatanga o te ao, he wehe i a Papatūānuku ki te tuakoi raki me te tuakoi tonga. Ko te 0° te ahopae o te weheruatanga o te ao:

Takenga Mai

weherua - divide into two

Tauira KŌrero

He aha i wera ai, i mākū ai te āhuarangi i te takiwā o te weheruatanga o te ao?

Rārangihia ngā whenua mai i te pātata ki te tawhiti i te weheruatanga o te ao.

Ko te kore putu (0°) te ahopae o te weheruatanga o te ao.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga