What is Whana?

What is Whana?

English Translation. kick. More meanings for whana. kick verb.

How do you say family in kiwi?

Maori Language Terms

  1. Kia ora – hello, goodbye, thank you.
  2. Haere mai – welcome.
  3. Haere rā – goodbye.
  4. Whānau – family.
  5. Wāhine – woman.
  6. Tāne – man.
  7. Whare – house.
  8. Āe – Yes.

What age group is rangatahi?

1 Rangatahi are young Mäori aged 15–24 years.

What is the meaning of Manaakitanga?

Manaakitanga derives from two words – ‘mana’ and ‘aki’. Mana is a condition that holds everything in the highest regard. Aki means to uphold or support. Extending Manaakitanga requires respect, humility, kindness and honesty.

What tamariki means?

plural noun New Zealand. (in Maori contexts) children. ‘I sparked up a conversation, asking the tamariki where they were from’ ‘Children are drafted at the entrance, with tamariki going to the left and other children to the right. ‘

Why is Manaakitanga important to Maori?

Manakitanga means to extend aroha (love and compassion) to others. It is found in acts such as helping a loved one, encouraging one another or even supporting a complete stranger. Manaakitanga is one of the most important concepts to Māori people as it secures the strength of our whānau (families) and communities.

What does turangawaewae mean in English?

a place to stand

What does tika and Pono mean?

pono – reality, truth, honesty, integrity, revealing reality, calss for honesty in everything that we do. tika – the principle concerned about doing things right, in the right way, in the right order.

What does Kemureti mean?

Cambridge – or Kemureti as it’s called in Maori – is in the heart of the Waikato, the second largest region for Maori population in the country.

What is in a marae?

A marae is a fenced-in complex of carved buildings and grounds that belongs to a particular iwi (tribe), hapū (sub tribe) or whānau (family). A marae incorporates a carved meeting house (wharenui) with an open space in front (marae ātea), a dining hall and cooking area, and a toilet and shower block.

What can you not do in a marae?

Do not eat or drink in the wharenui. Do not step over people in the wharenui. Do not sit on pillows. Mattresses and pillows will be provided but you will need to bring your own blankets or sleeping bag.

What is the front of a marae called?


Is a marae religious?

A marae (in New Zealand Māori, Cook Islands Māori, Tahitian), malaʻe (in Tongan), meʻae (in Marquesan) or malae (in Samoan) is a communal or sacred place that serves religious and social purposes in Polynesian societies.

Why is a marae so important?

Māori people see their marae as tūrangawaewae – their place to stand and belong. Marae are used for meetings, celebrations, funerals, educational workshops and other important tribal events.

Why is a marae sacred?

The marae is sacred to the living, and is a memorial to the dead. For this reason, the marae must be entered in a reverent manner. The marae is socially integrative in the sense that it fosters identity, self-respect, pride and social control. The marae is also integrative in that all people are welcome as guests.

Can anyone go to a marae?

You should not just walk onto a marae; you need to be welcomed on. Women walk on as a group, while men also group together. Do not eat or drink during the welcome. Males sit at the front on most marae, though some marae allow both women and men to sit on the front seat.

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