Word of the day

September 15, 2019

Tapatahi – to have one aspect, be united, single, sound, upright, principled; folded once, united, single; uprightness, honesty, righteousness, virtue; small fish basket  – made of toetoe leaves for holding fish.

From the Maori Dictionary for te wiki o te reo Māori/ Maori Language Week,


Word of the day

September 14, 2019

Pononga – true, genuine; unfeigned; honest, serious; honesty, truthfulness, genuineness.

From the Maori Dictionary for te wiki o te reo Māori/Maori language week.


Word of the day

September 11, 2019

Āwhina – to assist, help, support, benefit; assisting, aiding, helping, benefitting.

From the Maori Dictionary for te wiki o te reo Māori – Maori Language Week.


Word of the day

September 10, 2019

Whakaute – respectto respect, show respect, tend, care for, prepare.

From the Maori Dictionary for  te wiki o te reo Māori Maori Language Week 


Word of the day

September 9, 2019

Pāhekoheko – to combine, co-operate, join, join together, unite, interact, associate, integrate, mix; combining, co-operative, joint, united, interactive, associated, integrated, mixed; connection, relationship, association, interaction, combination.

From the Maori Dictionary for  te wiki o te reo Māori/ Maori Language Week


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