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Multiple choice

Create multi-choice descriptors of the steps in a pōwhiri, to accompany the pictures on resource sheet 8.3. Get the students to decide which descriptor best applies to which picture. For example, for the picture of the visitors at the gateway waiting to be welcomed onto the marae, you could give the students the following options:

Maori vocabulary

English translation

Ka tatari ngā manuhiri. The visitors wait.
Ka waiata ngā tāngata whenua. The hosts sing.
Ka karanga ngā wāhine ki ngā manuhiri. The women call to the visitors.

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