Te Ara Reo wiki 7 [wāhanga o te rā/ parts of the day]
Our aim is to use these descriptions of the natural world in our everyday kōrero instead of using time measurements. Eg: I oho aku tamariki i te Ata hāpara (My kids woke up at dawn). Pō / Night Atapō / Before Dawn Ata Hāpara / Sunrise/Dawn/ Colours the sky/ Breath of Morning... Awatea / Daylight…
A very wise Maori saying which reminds us to recognise cultural background and history (tangata whenuatanga). Vital for establishing & building relationships.
Maori Whakatauki , Maori Proverbs
Posters with Maori Proverbs. Contains 20 posters with Maori proverbs perfect for mainstream or immersion classrooms. All pages in colour.Suitable for mainstream or immersion classesIncluded are A4 sized full colour:- Header poster 'Whakataukī o te wiki (whakatauki of the week)- Bilingual posters x 2...
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Pearls of wisdom contained in proverbs - whakatauki - have been gifted from generation to generation as an intrinsic part of the Maori world. As powerful metaphors, they combine analogy and cultural history in the most economical of words. Short and insightful, they surprise, engendering reflection, learning and personal growth.