Monday, June 27, 2016

Matarki Celebration







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This is our manu tukutuku


Matariki is the Maori celebration for their New Year.   It is special to them because that's the day when  the star of matariki is out . And  that’s is the sign for the maori new year.  


On Monday this week we have been manu tukutuku, which is making a kite.  Room 10 went to go get toetoe across the road, first thing we have to do was a karakia , which is a sign of respect and tikanga . So after our karkia  mis hills our  teacher cut downs  the  toetoe one  at a time from different bushies   


Me and my buddy  Mya  have been working on this manu tukutuku for 3 days to make this work . the hard part was weaving the wool on to the  Raupō on the sides because I couldn't weav so Mya  asked if  you wanted to which side and i said yes


The materials that we use  were wool, toetoe , hot glue gun  and Roupō. The math that we have to  do was 3 erd of a 120  so we  divided by it and we  did 3 divided 12 was 4 so we put the 0 of the 20 and that's how we got to 40 we have to do threads of a 120 and that's is 40 .



Thank you for reading my work I hope you learn something about Matariki.


3 comments:

  1. Hi Eraia, loved the dialogue in your video, great to hear about the math strategies you were using.

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