Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Te Reo, Term 4 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 Marae 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 mares and iwi.

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

Definition -
give the meaning of these concepts in your own words.
correct procedure of doing something.
A welcoming ceremony to the new visitors.
Tangata whenua
To be natural, at home, comfortable.
New visitors to a Marae.
A place to stand.
relationship, kinship, sense of family connection.
hospitality, kindness, generosity and support!
Means love of all kinds.!

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……...

I'd like to learn about the walls inside a Marae (what the patterns mean (the carvings)

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