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Wednesday, 15 September 2021

Response to Text

 Response to text:

Kakahu Pekepeke 

by Keri Welham


Highlight the correct answer or write down the appropriate response.


1. A whakairo is… 


a) another word for taonga b) a Maori food

c) a traditional carving d) a gift 


2. The whakairo was gifted to the school in...


a) 1990 b) 1992

c) 2000 d) 2002


3. Explain why the whakairo is called “Kakahu Pekepeke”

→It’s tells a story.


4. True or False: A pekepeke is a cloak.


a) True b) False


5. Which of the following is NOT a taonga that Ōtūmoetai School has?


a) Carvings of Tākitimu waka b) The prow of the Tākitimu waka

c) Murals of the first Principal d) A 125 year old Oak Tree


6. What can the idea of “kakahu pekepeke” (giving a cloak to a family who is mourning) tell us about Maori, and their sense of community?

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7. How does the design of the whakairo show  the importance of the environment to Maori communities and culture?

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