Te Pātaka Ipurangi Ako

A pātaka is a place of storage - so welcome to the "storage facility" for our past Ipurangi Ako.

 

Ipurangi Ako 5

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Club Foot

A different type of ipurangi ako to the past ones - but one that can equally be used by our orthopod community clinically with our Clubfoot Whānau around the country.

Ipurangi Ako 4

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Personal Pronouns & Location


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Ipurangi Ako 3 - Dipthongs

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Māori Pronunciation

A dipthong is a sound formed by the combination of two vowels in a single syllable, in which the sound begins as one vowel and moves towards another.


Tip: Have a practice in pronouncing the 2 vowels separately and then rolling the sounds together.

Ipurangi Ako 2

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Māori Pronunciation


A              E            I             O           U
  Are        there      three       or         two

 

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Macrons – Tohu Tō
Macrons lengthen the sound of the vowel.

Tip = just draw out the vowel sound a little longer

A = are (say it quick è the sound is 0.1 second long)
Ā = are (say it slow è the sound is 1 second long)