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 At…
Matariki Fact Recall
We have been learning about Matariki and the constellation. Matariki is a small cluster of stars and it is also known as Plieades. There are several hundred stars but only seven of them can be seen. Matariki is a traditional Maori New Year. Matariki is celebrated with education and sharing ideas. Matariki is a time for remembering people you've lost.
taitokerau.co.nz is Parked
taitokerau.co.nz is Parked. Thank you for visiting taitokerau.co.nz. A parked domain means that the owner / registrant has not yet published their website or pointed the
Matariki Crafting - Workshop prep. Transparencies
I have recently discovered the magic of transparencies. These are pictures made with layers of coloured wax paper. You can either put them in the window or they look beautiful on a dark evening with a candle behind. This weekend as part of my children's school Matariki festival I will be holding a workshop making these. They depict the Matariki story of Tamarereti which I will tell followed by lots of creativity. Drawing, Cutting, sticking. You are welcome to come along and bring your…
The single plume of toetoe at the narrow end of this manu taratahi gives the kite its name – tara means point and tahi means one. This kite comes from Ngāi Tūhoe, and was collected by Elsdon Best. It is now in the Auckland War Memorial Museum.