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Māwhai Tuhi, rā tuarua – Rātū! (English translation below)

28.07.15 | 8 Comments

Āta mārie koutou katoa i tēnei ata ataahua runga rawa! Tēnā rā koutou mō ngā whakaurunga mo Rāhina, whuuu te rawe hoki o ngā whakaurunga katoa. He mea uaua rawa te whiriwhiri i tētahi anake engari kua toa a Te Rauhina mā te Rāhina – tūmeke ki a koe Te Rauhina! Kō wai te toa mō te Rātū? Whakauru mai ngā whiti ki te whakaroa te pakiwaitara nei. Patopato tō whakaurunga ki raro nei, ki te whārangi o te Māwhai Tuhi rānei. Kei a koutou te mana… karawhiuā! Hei whakanui i Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2015, kei te mahi pakiwaitara tuhituhi ā-ipurangi Te Matapihi ki te Ao Nui, ā, ka taea e koe e tō kura rānei he taonga te wini. Kua oti kē i te kaituhi rongonui haere nei a Paora Tibble, te whiti tuatahi te tuhituhi, ā, māu e āpiti atu ō tuhituhi ki te pakiwaitara ia rā, hei te 27-31 o Hūrae. Ka whiriwhiri kotahi te whiti ia rā (tae atu ki te 200 kupu), ka mutu hoki te pakiwaitara hei te ahiahi o te Paraire te 31 o Hūrae. Kotahi te reanga: Kura Tuarua (tau 9-13) Ka whiwhi taonga te toa kaituhi, ā, mō te kura e nui ana te takiuru mai : he haki hei hoko pukapuka Ānei te pakiwaitara tae atu ki tēnei wā…

‘Tākiri mai te ata, tākiri mai te awatea …’ Kei te whakarongo ngā taringa, engari kua kapi ngā whatu. I oho mōata mātou kia tae mai ki konei. Engari, kei te hiamoe tonu au. Ka panaia tōku tuara, ka hongi tōku ihu i te papa. “E oho Mata, titiro!” Ka rangona te auē o ōku hoa, “Whuuuu …” Anga atu ana tōku kanohi ki waho ki te moana, “Ehara …” “Ehara tonu! He aha tērā?” tāku hāmama ki ōku hoa. “Tē aro i a au tērā ika nui.” te whakautu a tōku hoa. “Te āhua nei he marakihau, arā he taniwha. Tirohia ki ōna whatu muramura.” “Āe mārika! Ira tōna tāwiriwiri e tātā ana i te wai i Te Moana i Raukawakawa” “He parihau ōna? Pērā i te tarākona?” “Me te mea nei, āe!” “Whuuuu! Tērā pea ka hoki mai a Ngake e rapu ana i a …

Good morning! Thank you all for your entries to our Māwhai Tuhi competition for Monday, the standard of all the entries really wowed us. It was very difficult to choose just one, but Te Rauhina is our winner for Monday – awesome work, Te Rauhina! Who will be the winner for Tuesday? Enter your paragraph now to continue the story. Enter below, or on the Māwhai Tuhi page. The ball is in your court – go for it! To celebrate Māori Language Week 2015, Wellington City Libraries – Te Matapihi ki te Ao Nui – is holding an online story-writing competition, and you or your school could win a prize! Celebrated author, Paora Tibble, has written the first paragraph of our story, and it’s up to you to add what you think should come next each day, from June 27 to 31. We will choose one entry every day (up to 200 words), and the story will finish on Friday the 31st of July There will be one competition grade: Secondary School (years 9-13) The overall winning writer will receive a prize, and the school with most entries will receive a book voucher. Here is the story so far…

‘Tākiri mai te ata, tākiri mai te awatea …’ Kei te whakarongo ngā taringa, engari kua kapi ngā whatu. I oho mōata mātou kia tae mai ki konei. Engari, kei te hiamoe tonu au. Ka panaia tōku tuara, ka hongi tōku ihu i te papa. “E oho Mata, titiro!” Ka rangona te auē o ōku hoa, “Whuuuu …” Anga atu ana tōku kanohi ki waho ki te moana, “Ehara …” “Ehara tonu! He aha tērā?” tāku hāmama ki ōku hoa. “Tē aro i a au tērā ika nui.” te whakautu a tōku hoa. “Te āhua nei he marakihau, arā he taniwha. Tirohia ki ōna whatu muramura.” “Āe mārika! Ira tōna tāwiriwiri e tātā ana i te wai i Te Moana i Raukawakawa” “He parihau ōna? Pērā i te tarākona?” “Me te mea nei, āe!” “Whuuuu! Tērā pea ka hoki mai a Ngake e rapu ana i a …


8 entries for “Māwhai Tuhi, rā tuarua – Rātū! (English translation below)

  1. Pohutukawa says:

    “Whuuuu! Tērā pea ka hoki mai a Ngake, e rapu ana i a
    Whātaitai.” I te tirohanga atu ki te moana, ka kitea matou I te momo. Tērā pea he taniwha aungarea. “Pāpā, pāpā titiro ki kō atu! He aha tērā?” “AUE!” te tangi a pāpā. ”Hoki atu koutou ki rō whare inaianei!” “Kua noho tū mātou ki konei! Me haere mātou te tiro ki a ia” Kua mōhio a pāpā Tama ki te taniwha nei. Ko Moremore tōnā ingoa. I ngā wā o mua I patua e pāpā Tama I te hoa rangatira a Moremore, riri katoa ia ki a Tama. Nā reira kua hoki mai I a ki te whai uto mō te mahi a Tama. “E hine hoki atu….

  2. T.J says:

    “Tërä pea ka hoki mai a Ngake e rapu ana i a Whätaitai” te kï a Paora. “He aha i përä ai o whakaaro? I mate kë a Whätaitai”,te kï a Mana. “E ai ki ngä körero i töna matenga ki te whenua nei, i huri ia hei mairkahau”, te whakautu a Paora. I a räua e noho pohewa ana, ka taka mai te whakaaro o Mana “Me haere täua ki te kimi i a ia?” “Ae märika!” te whakautu a Paora. Nö reira ka hoki a Paora räua ko Mana ki ö räua kainga ki te whakareri i a räua anö mö te haerenga. Engari he raru…….

  3. Te Rima says:

    ‘’Tērā pea ka hoki mai a Ngake e rapu ana i a mätou, tërä pea ka ärahi a ia i a mätou ki te tino o ngä wahapü hï ika ai.””Ehara!! Ko Paikea kë tërä, i rangona e ia i tö mätou karakia, kua maea ia kia whakahoki i ahau ki töku haukainga, ki te Taiwawhiti.” te whakahoki a Wiremu. “Ehara ërä I te parihau, ko te whiore ke o te tohora.” I äta whakatata mai tënei tupua nui, tënei momo ki a mätou. Me tana karanga mai….

  4. tumana says:

    Whātaitai engari i haere tātou ki te moana ki a pai ake te tirohanga atu. A i hikoi atu mātou ki te moana i to mātou taenga atu he tohora kera wēra noa iho ehara i te taniwha to koutou pohehe he taniwha. He kōrero rupahu ki oku nei whakaaro te ki a pohutukawa e ngari i oti te tama i ona kōrero i hikoi atu te tama rā i haere hoki mātou. I tutaki ahau I taku pāpā i whakamohio au i aha me tono katakata noa iho. He kōrero rupahu ngā taniwha te ki a toku pāpā

  5. Rikirangi says:

    “Whuuuu! Tērā pea ka hoki mai a Ngake e rapu ana i a Whātaitai.” Hei aha aua kōrero mō tēnei wā. Kei te hīkoi whakamāharo mātou ko ngā tauira. “Kei hea ngā pakeke? Tērā pea kua whakangaro e Ngake?” Ko mātou noa iho? “E hoa mā, kei hea mātou?” Kei te tiro makutu ki ngā rākau me te tūwiri hoki! “Shhhh, He aha tērā?” te kī a Matiu. Ka tū mātou, ā, ka rongo ki tētahi kakara. “AUUE! Ko te pīhau o te taniwha!” te hāmama o Pita. Ka pātai mai a Matiu ki a Pita, “Ko wai te taniwha, e Pita?” “IIU Ko tōu koroua e Timoti?” Ka whakangingio mātou. Kua whakarāmemene anō mātou me ngā pakeke. “A, kāore i tae atu ki te mataku, engari tonu. Ka haere tonu te hikoi…..

  6. Stacey says:

    A ka titiro ana ki te ao whanui mo tenei taniwha, e pukana ana mai ki te ao whanui, engari te taea e matau ki te kimi i te taniwha nei a koe whakapupuni ia kua haere ia ki whenua ke. A ka tae mai a mata ki te kimi i tona hoa a taniwha engari hei te wā ka kimi a mata i te taniwha me kōrero rāua ki a rāua anō hei awhina kit e kimi i te pāpā o mata.Waihoki me whakaaro me aha i te wā ka kitea e mata it e taniwha…….

  7. Wayne says:

    Tērā pea ka hoki mai a Ngake e rapu ana i a Whātaitai tōna tungane tōna hoa. Engari i kī atu tāku hoa “Ehara he taniwha!. Kei te mōhio kē matou kua puta a Ngake ki Te Moana Nui- ā – Kiwa,” “nē?” “Ae”. “He aha tēnei kia koe?” ka hāmama atu kia māmā. Tere tōna oma ki waho “ko Ngake tēnei māmā?” “ ko wai a Ngake e Mata?” “ko ia te taniwha o Te Moana I Raukawa” “Kao! He tōhora kē” te kī a māmā “ oh tērā pea ko Paikea! Kua hoki mai nō hawaiiki nui, hawaiiki roa, hawaiiki pāmamao” tāku kī. “Ae ko ngā parirau ko te whiore kē o te tōhora” te kī o ōku hoa. I whakatata atu matou, ā , i whakatata hoki mai te tōhora i pātai atu ahau”……………..?”

  8. Waimarino says:

    Whataitai!!! Kātahi ka, rongo ngā tāngata o Te Whanga-nui-a-tara te papa e neke ana. Tērā pea, ko whataitai tērā e oho ana? Ka rongo a Ngake i tētahi rū, ka kaukau totika. Āe mārika!! Ko Whataitai tērā e oho ana. E kore rawa! He tino whitinga a Ngake, ā, ka noho ā…..


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