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Tuesday, 19 December 2017

Summer Learning Journey: Day 3 Activity 2

Today I did the second activity for day 3 of the Summer Learning Journey. For this activity, we needed to write a Pepeha about us. We were given a sample pepeha, so I chose to use the ones in there that I knew.

My pepeha:

Ko Maungarei maunga    The mountain that I affiliate to is Mount Wellington
Ko Tamaki te awa          The river that I affiliate to is Tamaki
Ko New Zealand ahau I am from New Zealand
Ko Jeffrey rāua ko Alison ōku mātua  My parents are Jeffrey and Alison
Ko Jack tōku ingoa. My name is Jack

1 comment:

  1. Hi Jack,

    Ruby here from the Summer Learning Journey team! It's great to see you have been tracking through these activities so well. Well done!

    Great work with your pepeha. I think it's important to know our pepeha so we can acknowledge our whakapapa and also understand ourselves a bit better. It can be tricky filling in some of those gaps though!
    What I use for my iwi (tribe) is the Irish because this is where my family comes from and the people I identify with. For my hapu (sub-tribe), I use Simpson because that is the name of my family and they're who I am close to. Perhaps you could use those ideas to add the hapu and iwi sections into your pepeha?

    I look forward to reading more of your blog over summer.
    Cheers,
    Ruby.

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