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HAERE MAI. This month, our featured word is Otaki, the name of a small town on the Kapiti Coast, north of Wellington. It is home to the Ngati Raukawa marae and to Te Wananga o Raukawa. It is also home to the Otaki-Maori Racing Club, the only Maori racing club in the world.
No Otaki t5ku whanaunga.
My cousin comes from Otaki.
Kei Otaki te marae matua o Ngati Raukawa.
Otaki is the home of the Ngati Raukawa matua marae.
Kei Otaki Te Whare Wananga o Raukawa.
Te Wananga o Raukawa is in Otaki.
This month's magazine features aged care. Here are some phrases that might be useful when talking about aged care, or while caring for the elderly:
* Ko te whare kaumatua ahau e mahi ana.
I work in aged care.
* Kei te kainga i 5ku matua ahau e tiaki, e manaaki, e awhi ana.
I care for my elders at home.
* He pai ake nga k5rero i 5ku kaumatua.
My kaumatua have great stories to tell.
* Kei te hiahia koe nga kari e purei ana?
Do you want to play cards?
* Ko tenei te wa m5 5u rongoa.
Time for your meds.
* With thanks to NZNO Tumu whakarae Titihuia Pakeho and kaumatua Keelan Ransfield for te reo.
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|Publication:||Kai Tiaki: Nursing New Zealand|
|Date:||Nov 1, 2018|
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