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Monday, 21 November 2016

Te Reo, Term 4 2016.

This term we have been learning all about the Marae. We have learned that…….

  • The Marae is an important focal point for the community.
  • The Marea is a place where tradition and customs can be carried out.
  • The Marae is a place where people can express their values with dignity.
  • There are many kawa ( protocols) that prevail on the marae.
  • Marae kawa (protocols) can differ between maraes and iwi.


We have focused on some key concepts when doing this learning.
These are listed and explained in the table below.

Concept
Definition -
give the meaning of these concepts in your own words.
Tikanga
The way the do things like their custom.
Pōwhiri
Welcoming ceremony.
Tangata whenua
The people who have ancestors on the Marae, locals people.
Manuhiri
Visitors on the Marae.
Tūrangawaewae
Your rights on the Marae , your belongings.
Whanaungatanga
Your relationship with people or family.
Manaakitanga
Care and respect for elders and wishing well being for people.
Aroha
Means love, kindness, respect  and concern for others.

See this video for an explanation of the roles and responsibilities of people on a marae.

Something I would like to learn more about the marae is How it feels to be a Tangata whenua or manuhiri.



Thursday, 3 November 2016

NZ identity - Treaty of waitangi



Treaty of Waitangi compare and contrast map
Something interesting I found out was ........

  • That Hone Heke was a war leader in Northern New Zealand.
  • The original treaty of Waitangi is in New Zealand in Wellington Constitution Room at Archives.

I want to find out who thought about making the treaty?