Kupu O Te Wiki

July 26, 2012

Kupu o te wiki

Kupu o te wiki, or word of the week, is brought to you by the Library’s Māori Services staff.

19/07/2012: The kupu o te wiki this week is: wero (where-raw) or challenge
Children can sometimes be your wero in life.


10/07/2012: The kupu o te wiki for this week is: aroha (are-raw-har) or love/compassion/empathise
Share the aroha!

04/07/2012: The kupu o te wiki for this week is: whakauru (far-car-oo-roo) or login/logon
I can’t whakauru because I have forgotten my password.

28/06/2012: The kupu o te wiki for this week is: hukarere (who-car-rare-rare) or snow
There is hukarere on the hills!

19/06/2012: The kupu o te wiki for this week is: whakatā (far-car-tar) or rest
Once all your exams are over you can whakatā until Semester Two.

14/06/2012: The kupu o te wiki for this week is : akomanga (are-core-mar-ngar) rūma (rumour) or room
Make sure you know which akomanga your exam is held in or you may end up going to the wrong rūma!

07/06/2012: The kupu o te wiki this week is: huarere (who-are-rare-rare)or weather
The huarere for the South Island was a wee bit chillier this week!

30/05/2012: The kupu o te wiki this week is: poroporoaki (pore-raw-pore-raw-are-key) or farewell
Tomorrow there will be a poroporoaki for one of the staff who is retiring.

22/02/2012: The kupu o te wiki for this week is: kāmeta (car-mare-tar) or scarf
It is getting colder so some of us are starting to wear a kāmeta.

18/05/2012: The kupu o te wiki for this week is: whakapōtaetanga (far-car-pore-tie-tar-ngar) or graduation
It was wonderful to see so many whānau at the Māori Whakapōtaetanga!

10/05/2012: The kupu o te wiki for this week is: kōkā (core-car) or whaea (fire) or ūkaipō (oo-kye-pore) or māmā (mar-mar) Mother, Mum
My māmā is going to be so pleased with my kōkā gift for Ūkaipō Day!

02/05/2012: The kupu o te wiki for this week is: menemene (mair-nair-mair-nair) or smile
It is Mothers’ Day soon so it is not too late to make mum harikoa and even menemene!

27/04/2012: The kupu o te wiki for this week is: whakamaharatanga (far-car-mar-har-rar-tar-ngar) or remembrance
ANZAC is a day of whakamaharatanga for our soldiers.

16/04/2012: The kupu o te wiki for this week is: Ngahuru (ngar-who-roo)or Autumn
It definitely is Ngahuru the nights are a lot chillier!

11/04/2012: The kupu o te wiki for this week is: ngenge (ngair-ngair)or tired
Thinking about assignments makes me so ngenge!

03/04/2012: The kupu o te wiki for this week is: Aranga (Are-rah-ngar) or Easter
Woohoo Aranga starts my Mid-semester break!

26/03/2012: The kupu o te wiki for this week is: rangahau (rah-ngar-hoe) or research
Library resources will help you with your rangahau.
I will go to the library to ask for some rangahau assistance.

22/03/2012: The kupu o te wiki for this week is: parakuihi (par-rah-kwe-hee)or breakfast
Make sure you have parakuihi so you can concentrate on your study.

14/03/2012: This week’s kupu o te wiki is: harikoa (har-ree-core-ah) or joyful, pleased, glad, excited
I am so harikoa because my assignment is in on time!

07/03/2012:The kupu o te wiki for this week is: kia tere (kee-a tair-rare) or be quick, hurry up
Kia tere or your assignment will be late!

28/02/2012: This week our kupu o te wiki is: matekai (mar-tair- kye) or hungry
Sometimes being makariri makes me very matekai!

21/02/2012: Our kupu o te wiki this week is: makariri (mar-car-ree-ree) or cold
I don’t want to get out of bed it is too makariri!

15/02/2012: Our kupu o te wiki this week is: kôrero (core-rare-raw) or talk/speak/conversation/chat
Me kôrero tahi tâua – Let’s have a chat/ I would love to have a kôrero with you.

08/02/2012: Our kupu o te wiki this week is: kawhe (car-fair) or coffee
I can’t function until I’ve had my morning kawhe!

02/02/12: This week’s kupu o te wiki is aromatawai (are-raw-mar-tar-wy) or assessment
I have done well in my aromatawai so far, roll on the exam!

24/01/12: This week’s kupu o te wiki is mahi (mar-hee) or work
We should all be back at mahi now, getting on with our mahi.

16/01/12: This week’s kupu o te wiki is paihikara (pie-hee-car-rah) or bike/bicycle
Your New Year’s resolution may have been to walk or ride your paihikara to work rather than take the car.

09/01/12: This week’s kupu o te wiki is hanawiti (Har-nar-we-tee) or sandwich
You might be able to sit out in the sun today to have your hanawiti.

05/01/12: This week’s kupu o te wiki is Raumati (Roe-mar-tee) or Summer
Finally, we have some fine weather for Raumati!

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