MĀORI WORD OF THE WEEK

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The Taupō & Tūrangi Week­ender sup­ports Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori, the māori Lan­guage Com­mis­sion’s cam­paign to in­crease New Zealan­ders’ te reo Māori vo­cab­u­lary by run­ning a dif­fer­ent Māori word to learn each week.

This week’s word: pānui(tia) — read

He pai ki a koe te pānui puka­puka? Do you like to read books? Kāore ia i pānui i tāna mahi-ā-kāinga.

He didn’t read his home­work.

Nā te ran­gatira taua ¯ıme¯ra i pa¯nui.

It was the boss who read that (afore­men­tioned) email.

Kei hea ngā pānui mō te¯nei ahi­ahi?

Where are the no­tices for this af­ter­noon?

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