Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Koha Aroha: A Gift for Matariki


He koha aroha ki a koe/kōrua/koutou=   A gift of love for you
Māku koe e āwhina = I’ll help you.

Māku koe e āwhina ki te  = I will help you with the(this is the stem)

(Add on any of the options below)

Suggestions for the classroom
Māku koe e āwhina ki te = I will help you with the
Tuhituhi = writing
Ukui i te tēpu = wiping the table
Kohi Rāpihi = Collect rubbish
Whakakoi i ngā pene rākau = sharpen the pencils
horoi i ngā paraihe peita = wash the paint brushes
whakahoki i ngā rorohiko = put away the computers
Whakapai i te rūma ako = tidy the classroom
Āwhina mai (ki te kutikuti) = Help me (to cut)
ki te whakatū i ngā tūru = to put the chairs up
ki te whāngai i ngā noke = to feed the worms
ki te whakapai i te rūma = to tidy the room
ki te whakapai i te papa = to tidy the floor

Examples for students’ koha aroha cards

Whakakī i te pūrere horoi taputapu = fill the dishwasher
Whakawātea i te pūrere horoi taputapu = empty the dishwasher
Āwhina ki te whakatō tipunga = help to plant plants
Whakapai i ngā kāpata = tidy the cupboards
Tapahi i ngā pātītī = cut the grass
Whakatika i te taonga pekepeke = tidy up the trampoline
Whāngai i te ngeru = feed the cat
Whakatika i tōku moenga = make my bed
Whakapai i te oko ika = clean the fish bowl bg

Whakapai i ngā heketua = clean the toilets

Whakarite i ngā = set the mousetrap
Tahitahi i te whare motokā = sweep the garage
Whakarite i te tēpu kai = Set the table
Tahitahi i ngā arapiki = sweep the stairs
Whakarite i tētahi kapu kawhe = make a cup of coffee
Whakarite i tētahi kapu tī = make a cup of tea
Rekoata i a ‘Whare o ngā Kāri’ = Record House of Cards
Whakatika i te rorohiko = fix the computer
Whakarite i tētahi mauringa = make a bracelet
Kohi i ngā hēki/huamanu = Collect the eggs
Kutikuti i te puihi = trim the hedge
Haiana i ngā kākahu = iron the clothes
Tiki i ngā reta = fetching the post


Extras
Āwhina ki te horoi kākahu = helping with the laundry
Whakarite i te parakuihi i te moenga = Making breakfast in bed
Whāngai i te kurī = feed the dog
Whakarite i te kaite kura = making lunch for school
Āwhina ki te whakapai i te whare = helping tidy the house
Horoi, horopuehu hoki i te motokā = wash & vacuum the car
Āwhina ki te mahi māra = help with the gardening
Whāngai i ngā mōkai = feeding the pets
Tīhae i ngā whāriki = rip the carpets
Horopuehu i ngā whāriki = vacuum the carpets
Whakapai i tōku rūma (moe) = Tidying my (bed) room
Whakatika i tō kōrua moenga = Make your (2) bed
Mirimiri i ō pokohiwi = Massage your shoulders
Tunu Kai = cooking
Tunu parakuihi = cooking breakfast
Tunu kai o te pō = cooking dinner
Whakapai i āku taonga tākaro ‘Rēkō’ = Tidy my Lego
Tiaki i tōku teina = Look after my younger brother (for a boy)
Tiaki i tōku tungāne = Look after my brother (for a girl)
Horoi kākahu = washing, laundry
Tunu keke =  baking a cake
Horoi Taputapu  = washing the dishes
whakahīkoi Kurī = walking the dog
mahi māra/ ngaki māra = gardening
Pūkei i ngā kākahu = folding the washing
Āwhina i ngā mahi hokohoko = help with the shopping
Whakapai i te whare = Tidying the house
Horoi i te motokā = Wash the car
Whakawhata i ngā kākahu = hang out the clothes


Arohanui nā........./love from............

Māku....... for (for you) [macron over the a so long a]
Nā ..... from, by [macron over the a]

You could use the dictionary to find other jobs using the structure above.

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