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Thursday, 24 November 2016

Treaty of Waitangi

Treaty of Waitangi

      
I found interesting is that  the Aborigines got there children taken away from there Mather and father.
I found interesting is that  the Maori got 34.5 million acres of land and 170 million dollars.

Why did they get that much land and money.


Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Te Reo, Term 4 2016.

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

  • The Marae is an important focal point for the community.
  • The Marae is a place where tradition and customs can be carried out.
  • The Marea is a place where people can express their values with dignity.
  • There are many kawa ( protocols) that prevail on the mar.
  • Marea kawa (protocols) can differ between mareas 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
It has a wide range of of meanings like culture, custom, ethic.
Pōwhiri
Welcoming on a Marae.
Tangata whenua
describe the Maori people 
Manuhiri
Visiters at the Marea.
Tūrangawaewae
the area that is a person's home.
Whanaungatanga
relationship, kinship, sense of family connection
Manaakitanga
loosely translates to hospitality.
Aroha
love; affection

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 marea is……...
I would like to go on a Marea.