Friday’s answers

Thursday’s questions were:

1. Who wrote:

Rain
I can hear you
making small holes
in the silence
rain . .  ?

2. What does: He kai kei aku ringa mean? 

3. What does Kāore te kumara e kōrero mō tōna ake reka mean?

4. By what names are: hoiho, kārearea and korimako known in English?

5. Should Maori be a compulsory subject in schools?

Points for answers:

Will got two.

Tracey got two and a third, and the right idea for #s 2 and 3.

J Bloggs got three with a bonus for reasoning for #5.

Grant got two and a third (and a smile for the other 2/3) and a bonus for Spike’s poem.

Andrei got two and a third and a bonus for reasoning for #5.

The poem Rain is here.

Answers follow the break.

1. Hone Tuwhare.

2. There is food at the end of your hands.

3. The kumera doesn’t say how sweet it is.

4.  Yellow-eyed penguin, falcon and bell bird.

5.

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