He matū ngingiha, kua hia miriona tau e noho ana ki a Papatūānuku. Hei tauira, ko te waro koranehe, ko te hinu, ko te rei, ko te kapuni. Ka takea mai te koranehe i ngā toenga popo o te tipu me te kīrehe o neherā noa atu, kua mātātoka i roto i a Papatūānuku. He rawa whatungarongaro te koranehe – ki te tahuna, kua ngaro noa atu.
A combustible material that has been in the Earth for a very long time (millions of years), such as coal, oil, peat and natural gas. Fossil fuels originate from the decaying remains of plants and animals that have been fossilised in the Earth from ancient times. Fossil fuels are non-renewable resource – once burnt, they are gone.
kora - fuel
nehe - ancient times