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Pōwhiri in Action

UFR Code: 728
Pōwhiri in Action - He Kete O Te Reo Pōwhiri - Written in partnership by Māori educator Kiri Waitai and Pākeha educator Susan Battye this book supports tikanga Māori. The photocopiable resource provides comprehensive information and supporting student activities about pōwhiri. The first section provides an overview of pōwhiri, and addresses questions such as: what is a pōwhiri? What is important about the process of pōwhiri? What is a marae? What is tikanga? What is kawa? What is tapu? What is noa? What reasons are there for a pōwhiri to take place? Subsequent sections explore pōwhiri from both the hosts and the visitors’ perspectives. Topics covered include tangata whenua, karanga, whaikōrero, waiata, koha, hongi, hākari, manuhiri, te whakaeke, and much more.

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UFR Code 728
Number of Pages 72
Author Kiri Waitai, Susan Battye
ISBN 978-1-927172-12-4
Year Published 2011
Age Age 5–7, Age 7–10, Age 10–12, Age 12–14
Keyword N/A

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