WORD OF THE WEEK

Taupo & Turangi Weekender - - News -

The Taupo¯ & Tu¯ rangi Week­ender sup­ports Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Ma¯ ori, the Ma¯ ori Lan­guage Com­mis­sion’s cam­paign to in­crease New Zealan­ders’ te reo Ma¯ ori vo­cab­u­lary by run­ning a dif­fer­ent Ma¯ ori word to learn each week.

This week’s word: tikanga — cus­tom Ko te tikanga matua o te marae ko te man­aaki i nga¯ manuhiri.

The main cus­tom of the marae is to care for the vis­i­tors.

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