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    Te rārangi toa. Anō te pai!!

    05.08.15 | Permalink | Comments Off on Te rārangi toa. Anō te pai!!

    Tēnā koutou ki a koutou ngā kaituhituhi o te motu nei.  Pārekareka ana te pakiwaitara o te whakataetae Maiwahtuhituhi  ki a mātou??

    Ngā mihi nui ki Te Rauhina kei Te Kura Kāreti Kōtiro o Te Whanganui-a-Tara.  Ko Te Rauhina te toa matua o te whakataetae katoa

    Kua riro i a ia tētahi rorohiko pōnaho, (Samsung 7” lite tablet),  Mīharo kē!

    Ka mihi hoki ki Te Kura Kaupapa Maori O Te Ara Hou, kua riro i a

    koutou he haki hei hoko pukapuka ( $250.00) te mea nei rua tekau ma rima ngā takiuru  i tuku mai ki te whakataetae nei.

    Kua riro i a Waimirirangi te paraihe angitu a te kaiwhakawā, he haki hei hoko pukapuka, he rawe tānā tuhituhi i te Rāmere!!

    Ākuanei ka tuku imera ki a koutou ngā toa.

    Ngā mihi ki a koutou katoa kua tuku whiti hei hapai i te kaupapa Māwhaituhituhi!!

    Ka mau te wehi!!

     

     

     

     

     


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    Kātahi kua oti te paki, kei te āta whiriwhiri māua i te toa!

    03.08.15 | Permalink | Comments Off on Kātahi kua oti te paki, kei te āta whiriwhiri māua i te toa!

    Kua oti te paki – engari kei te whakaaro tonu mātou kō wai te toa o te whakataetae! Nau mai anō ki tēnei whārangi ki te pānui i te pakiwaitara katoa, ā hei te Rāapa ka whakapuaki te toa rangatira ki kō nei hoki. Ākuanei, e hoa mā!


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    Mā whero mā pango ka oti ai te mahi!

    31.07.15 | Permalink | Comments Off on Mā whero mā pango ka oti ai te mahi!

    Ka mihi mātou ki a koutou ngā tauira i tautokohia te kaupapa o Māwhai Tuhituhi.  Nā koutou te ia o te paki, nā koutou te kaupapa pai.

    Kei te tika te whakataukī, mā whero mā pango ka oti ai te mahi. Ko tērā te hua o te Māwahi Tuhituhi, mā tēnā mā tēnā ka oti ai te pakiwaitara!!

    A te Rāhina ka whakapāhotia te whiti whakamutunga, ā, ngā ingoa o ngā whakaihuwaka matua o te whakataetae Māwhai Tuhituhi.

    Hei te Rāhina koutou

     

     

     

     


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    Te reka o te reo!

    31.07.15 | Permalink | Comments Off on Te reka o te reo!

    He mihi ki a koutou, ngā kaituhi katoa! I noho wahangū māua i te whare pukapuka i tēnei ata, kōhimuhimu ana “te rawe hoki o ngā whiti i tēnei ata! Me pēhea e whiriwhiri tētahi anake?”

    Engari kua kōwhiri maua i tētehi toa mō te Rāpare – ko koe TJ, kā wani kē!

    Heoi anō, he reka te rere o te reo me ngā kupu whakahirahira I ngā whakaurunga katoa. I kata māua i te pānui mō Whataitai e noho whai tākiri i a ia, i āta whakaae ki te whakaaro me kumanu i ngā uri tangata ki te Whanga-nui-ā-Tara, I hiamo ki te tāwiriwiri a Ngake, ka whakaaro tonu… ME AHA INAIANEI?

     


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    Māwhai Tuhi, rā whakamutunga – Rāmere!

    31.07.15 | Permalink | 6 Comments

    E ngā kaituhituhi o te motu nei kua tae te wā e hoa mā, te wā whakakapi i te pakiwaitara! Kei a koutou ngā kupu whakakapi, mai i ō koutou ihomatua, ō koutou pūkenga auaha. Aue!! Te maha o ngā tuhituhinga kua tae mai inanahi.  Ko te urupounamu tēnei, ko tēhea tā mātou whiringa mo tē rā tuawhā? Ko te whakautu rā, ko T.J. Tēnā koe e T.J.   Anana!!! ka hanga mahere a Nake rāua ko Whaitaitai, ka aha ngā tamariki??? Kei a koutou te mana… Ānei te paki i tēnei rā…

    ‘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 … “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…..” Ka kōhimuhimu atu a Ngake ki a Whātaitai, “E hoa, kua hoki mai ahau, tērā pea ka haere mai koe ki tōku taha ki te moana, tākaro ai, kaukau ai, ki te papamoana o Te Moana-tāpokopoko-a-Tāwhaki!”. Ka menemene a Ngake. Engari nā wai rā kua poururu mai tōna kanohi nā te kore whakautu a Whātaitai. “E hoa, kei te pai koe?” te kōrero a Ngake. “Āe mārika! Pārekareka ana tō whakaaro e hoa” te whakautu a Whātaitai. “Engari… ” kua powharu au ki te whenua nei” te körero a Whätaitai. “Uuuuu äe! Kei te tika koe e hoa. Me aha täua?” te körero a Ngake. “E hoa, me haere koe ki te kimi äwhina, ehara i te mea e ähei ana koe me tö kötahi ki te whakauru atu i ahau ki te wai anö” te whakautu a Whätaitai. “Kei te tika anö koe e hoa. Taihoa! I taku haerenga mai ki könei, i kite au tëtahi hunga tamariki ki te onepü o te moana, tërä pea ka äwhina rätou i a täua”. Nö reira ka kauhoe atu a Ngake ki te kimi i te hunga tamariki. I………

    Tukuna mai tō whiti ki raro nei, kei te whārangi Māwhai Tuhi rānei. Karawhiua!


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    Ka aha ngā taniwha?

    30.07.15 | Permalink | Comments Off on Ka aha ngā taniwha?

    Te maha o ngā whiti kua tae mai kē i tēnei rā ki te whakataetae Māwhai Tuhituhi.  He tino rawe ngā aria i tēnei rā.   Kei te huakina tonu te whakataetae i te rā nei, kaua e tatari, tukuna mai ngā whiti!!  Kei te pīrangi mātou ki te mōhio ka aha ngā taniwha?

    Tukuna mai tō whiti ki raro nei, kei te whārangi Māwhai Tuhi rānei. Karawhiua!

     


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    Mīharo!!

    30.07.15 | Permalink | Comments Off on Mīharo!!

    Tēnei te mihi ki ‘Te Kura Kaupapa Maori O Te Ara Hou’, ō koutou kaha ki te tuhituhi pakiwaitara.  Kā mau te wehi!!  Ka haere pai te whakataetae o Māwhai Tuhituhi, he mahi pakiwaitara tuhituhi ā-ipurangi hei whakanui i Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2015.

     

    Tukuna mai tō whiti ki raro nei, kei te whārangi Māwhai Tuhi rānei. Karawhiua!

     

     

     


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    Māwhai Tuhi, rā tuawhā – Rāpare!

    30.07.15 | Permalink | 18 Comments

    Āta mārie ki a koutou ngā kaituhituhi o te motu nei.  He rawe te haere o te pakiwaitara.

    He mahi uaua ki a mātou i a rā i a rā ki te whirwhiri tētahi kōwai.  Ko te mea pai kei te ringa o te kaituhi matua te whakatau whakamutunga!

    Engari ko tā mātou whiringa mo tē rā tuatoru ko… Whakaahurangi! Tēnā koe e hine mō te whiti.  Aeha!!! ka waimarie a Poneke te ahua nei ka hoa hoa ngā taniwha, pea!!  Kia tūpato ka aha a muri i te engari…….

    Tēnā koe hoki ki ngā kaiwhakataetae katoa.

    Me aha ināianei? Kei a koutou te mana…

    Ānei te paki i tēnei rā…

    ‘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 …

    “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…..”

    Ka kōhimuhimu atu a Ngake ki a Whātaitai, “E hoa, kua hoki mai ahau, tērā pea ka haere mai koe ki tōku taha ki te moana, tākaro ai, kaukau ai, ki te papamoana o Te Moana-tāpokopoko-a-Tāwhaki!”. Ka menemene a Ngake. Engari nā wai rā kua poururu mai tōna kanohi nā te kore whakautu a Whātaitai. “E hoa, kei te pai koe?” te kōrero a Ngake. “Āe mārika! Pārekareka ana tō whakaaro e hoa” te whakautu a Whātaitai. “Engari…

    Tukuna mai tō whiti ki raro nei, kei te whārangi Māwhai Tuhi rānei. Karawhiua!


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    Māwhai Tuhi, rā tuatoru – Rāapa!

    29.07.15 | Permalink | 6 Comments

    Āta mārie anō koutou! I noho puku maua i te whare pukapuka i tēnei ata i te tino uaua o te whiri whiti mō tē rā nei. I tono mai koutou i ētahi whiti mō Paikea, mo te marakihau, mō tētahi utu – kā miharo atu ana māua ki ngā ariā katoa. Engari ko tā mātou whiringa mo tē rā tuarua ko… Waimarino! Tēnā koe Waimarino mō tō whiti whakawehi. Tēnā koe hoki ki ngā kaiwhakataetae katoa, me ki te Kura o te Ara Hou mō ō koutou kaha ki te tuku whiti mai! Ākuanei pea… Me aha ināianei? Kei a koutou te mana…   Ānei te paki i tēnei rā…

    ‘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 … “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…..”

    TUkuna mai tō whiti ki raro nei, kei te whārangi Māwhai Tuhi rānei. Karawhiua!


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

    28.07.15 | Permalink | 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 …


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