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Tikanga ā-Iwi

tauutuutu

reciprocity, reciprocal

tūingoa, tūāhua, tūmahi whiti

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He tikanga Māori tuku iho, e hāpaitia ai te whanaungatanga ki waenganui i tētahi tokorua, tāngata mai, rōpū mai. Ka tukuna e tētahi he koha, he taonga, he āwhina rānei, ā tōna wā ka whakahokia he koha he āwhina rānei. Mā te tuku e whai mana ai te kaituku.

A traditional Māori custom that enhances the relationship between two people or groups. A gift, a treasure or help is given by one party and in time a gift, a treasure or help is returned. The act of giving is mana enhancing.

Tauira KŌrero

He whakaritenga tauutuutu tā rāua - awhi atu, awhi mai, haere he tau, haere he tau.

He mahi tauutuutu tā te mokopuna i te koha nui a tōna kuia.

He tikanga nui te tauutuutu, e pai ai te whakawhanaunga ā-iwi, ā-hapu, ā-whānau hoki.

Tauira KŌrero

He whakaritenga tauutuutu tā rāua - awhi atu, awhi mai, haere he tau, haere he tau.

He mahi tauutuutu tā te mokopuna i te koha nui a tōna kuia.

He tikanga nui te tauutuutu, e pai ai te whakawhanaunga ā-iwi, ā-hapu, ā-whānau hoki.