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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, Hangarau, Tikanga ā-Iwi
 
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Hangarau

aho

yarn, thread

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He weu kua kōmiria, kua whiria kia ū, kia roa, kia kōrahirahi.* Ka whakamahia hei whatu papanga, hei whatu kākahu, hei whiri taura.

*He Pātaka Kupu

Strands which have been twisted so they hold together, are long and thin. They can be used for weaving fabric, knitting garments or plaiting rope or cord.

Tauira KŌrero

Ko te wūru te momo aho ka mātua whakamahia e taku kuia ki te whatuwhatu i ōna kākahu.

Kāore i te pērā rawa te pakari o tērā momo aho.

Ina whiria tahitia ngā miro e whā, kātahi ka tino pakari ake te aho.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

E toru ngā whakarōpūtanga matua o ngā momo aho:

Hokona ai te aho hei poi, hei poirapa, hei pōkai rānei:

I ētahi momo aho, pērā i te wūru, ka tohua te mātotoru ki te maha o ngā io ka rangitāmirohia hei whakaputa i taua aho. Hei tauira:

KUPU KĒ ATU

miro

Tauira KŌrero

Ko te wūru te momo aho ka mātua whakamahia e taku kuia ki te whatuwhatu i ōna kākahu.

Kāore i te pērā rawa te pakari o tērā momo aho.

Ina whiria tahitia ngā miro e whā, kātahi ka tino pakari ake te aho.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga