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He wae tāpoi - The footsteps of tourists

He wae tāpoi - The footsteps of tourists

Te Reo Māori in English-medium schools

Achievement objective

8.1 Communicate about certainty and uncertainty, possibility and probability.

Learning intentions

Students can:

  • plan a series of events.

Modes

At the end of this lesson, students can:

PanuiPānui - Reading: Understand much of what is written by other users of te reo Māori about a range of topics.

TuhituhiTuhituhi - Writing: Use te reo Māori to entertain and persuade as well as inform.

Materials

Resource sheet 8M He wae tāpoi

Te Reo Māori in English-medium schools

  • Resource-sheet-8M-He-wae-tapoi.doc
  • 15 KB
Resource sheet 8N Ngā whakaritenga hīkoi

Te Reo Māori in English-medium schools

  • Resource-sheet-8N-Nga-whakaritenga-hikoi.doc
  • 18 KB

Lesson sequence

Present the Horopaki below to students.

Horopaki:

Kātahi anō koe ka hoki mai i Chile i tētahi kura tuarua o reira. I reira koe noho tahi ai me tētahi rangatahi. Nā tōna whānau koe i manaaki mō te tau kotahi. Ā tērā atu marama kei te haramai ia ki Aotearoa ki te noho ki tō taha mō te tau kotahi. Ko tāhau mahi he āta whakarite i ētahi haerenga mōna kia kitea e ia ngā āhuatanga o te ao Māori. Nō reira rapua kia rima ngā haerenga mō ngā wā hararei o te kura. Kaua e māharahara ki te taha pūtea nō te mea he karahipi tāna hei utu katoa i ana haerenga.

Ask the students to organise five excursions for their exchange student, completing Resource sheet 8M: He wae tāpoi which records their plans. 

The students must:

  • organise at least five visits to tourism attractions, including at least one in Te Wai Pounamu and Te Ika a Māui
  • arrange the transport
  • accompany the exchange student on the excursions
  • decide which holidays the visit will occur in
  • complete Resource sheet 8M: He wae tāpoi, describing the types of activities at each location and Resource sheet 8N: Ngā whakaritenga hīkoi as an itinerary detailing costs, arrivals and departure times etc.
Suggested language focus Suggested vocabulary
Tenses – future  
ā te … ā te 6 o ngā rā o Paenga-whāwhā
hei te … hei te rā tuatahi o Mahuru
ao ake te rā  
Giving opinions  
ki ki ahau nei …
mōku mōku tonu nei …
hei hei tā ētahi …
e ai ki e ai ki te kōrero …
Giving reasons  
He pai he pai tēnei mahi
Kāre pea e pai kia he ____ nō ____ kāre pea e pai kia noho mō te rua pō
  kāre pea e pai kia noho mō te rua pō
  he iti nō te utu
  he kaha nō te rōpū
Conjunctions  
i te mea  
nō te mea  
tā te mea tā te mea he iti nō te utu
ina  
otirā otirā he pai tonu ina tokoiti ngā tāngata
heoi anō  
Perhaps  
tēnā pea tēnā pea ka noho kē tāua ki Ōtautahi
Use of ‘ana’ in narrative  
  tae atu ana 
  mutu ana
  oho ake ana
When ā te taenga atuā 
  tō tāua wehenga atu
Imperative  
'Me' me hari tāua i tētahi koha
  me kaua e wareware
Preposition  
ka haere mā Taupō 
haere mā runga pahi

Tips

Research tourism sites on the Internet or gather information from travel agencies. Discuss well-known Māori tourist sites; for example, Rotorua, Te Papa Tongarewa etc. Identify their highlights.

Variations

The itinerary could be discussed as a mock phone conversation.

Further learning

The students could plan their own Māori tourism venture.

Other resources

Map of regions, accommodation information

Information on Māori tourist attractions

hills
Rauemi tūhono