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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

whakamāunu

moult

tūingoa, tūmahi poro

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te wewete a ētahi momo kīrehe i ō rātou huruhuru, ō rātou kiri, angawaho rānei, pērā i te manu, te tātarakihi me te kōura. Ka tupu he huruhuru hou, he kiri hou, he angawaho hou rānei, e pai ai te tupu haere tonu o ō rātou tinana.

The shedding of feathers, skin or outer shell by some species of animals, such as birds, cicada and crayfish. New feathers, skin or shell is produced allowing for their continuing growth.

Tauira KŌrero

Pēhea nei te roa e oti ai te whakamāunu a te tātarakihi?

Rangahautia te wā whakamāunu a te rō.

I muri tata mai i te whakamāunu a te kōura, he āhua hangore tōna anga hou mō te wā poto, kātahi ka mārō.

Tauira KŌrero

Pēhea nei te roa e oti ai te whakamāunu a te tātarakihi?

Rangahautia te wā whakamāunu a te rō.

I muri tata mai i te whakamāunu a te kōura, he āhua hangore tōna anga hou mō te wā poto, kātahi ka mārō.