Writing a Mihi
Everything flows from the mountain, through the river. Then the people settle, so this is the order in which we say our mini. Below is the template we have used to write our mihi's.
Last year a good friend asked me if I had heard that two new whetū in the Matariki cluster, had been named (Pōhutukawa and Hiwaiterangi). She was a tauira at Te Wananga o Aotearoa and had the privilege of listening to a tohunga kōkōrangi (astronomer) who has been studying celestial bodies for 20 years and made this discovery through whānau manuscripts and rangahau. When he delved a little further he found that most of the books written about Matariki, based on the 7 whetū, are versions…
Waka Paper Toy to Colour
Waka Paper Toy to Colour Grab your colouring gears and get to work on this waka paper model. Making the Waka Cut around the solid lines of the waka, fold tabs and along the lines indicated. Glue one side of the tabs and attach to corresponding tabs. Making the Dollies Cut the figures out loosely. Fold the tabs so the dolls will stand. Download Waka Paper Toy to Colour :) PS: As always, I'm keen to hear from you and would love to see your efforts!
Masterpiece Monday & Art Around the World - Day #10 - Maori of New Zealand
the Art Curator for Kids - Art Around the World - New Zealand - Maori - Parts of Wharenui, Te Whare Runanga labeled