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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.
Springston Te Reo
WALT: Write our own mini using an adapted format. Recite our own mini with correct pronunciation. Recall our mini from memory. It's all about me and where I fit into my family. Your mihi tells the story of the place and the people you beloing to. It is an eassy way for people you are meetingto make connections as they see if they are related or know your family. Task: As you can see - everything flows from the mountain, through the river and the waka is on it. Then the people settle so this…
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