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Kaanga

Kaanga or corn, can be planted in Whiringa a nuku to Hakihea (October to January). Sow seeds at a depth that is approximately three times the diameter of the seed, with 20 30cm space between them. Pick them when the … Continue reading

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Mahi i te Mahi

Whiringa-ā-nuku ( October November) E ngaki ana a mua, e tōtō mai ana a muri. First clear of the weeds, then plant. (If the first group do their work properly, those following can accomplish their task and everyone gets the … Continue reading

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26 October, 2010 22:36

Full Moon 15. Turu/Oturu: The moon is now filled out. Like tears, things are full and droop. He pai. 16. Rakau-nui: A good night. 17. Rakau-matohi: The moon now wanes. A good night. 18. Takirua: The moon is losing its … Continue reading

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rakau-matohi

Ko tenei te ra Rakau-Matohi o te Maramataka He mutunga hoki o te wahanga titi He tino pai tenei po mo te hi ika hoki.

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watering your vegetables

It may be that we usually water for the first week.  We tend not to do a lot of watering.  I think the plants then would create a dependency and they’d almost expect you to go out there and water … Continue reading

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whakatauākī no jessica hutchings

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nga korero o maramataka no wiremu tawhai (ngati porou)

Kia ora Rob Whitbourne for this link to the TVNZ Waka Huia episode where Wiremu (Bill) Tawhai shares his people’s whākaro on the māramataka. Kei te mohio koe i a ia? He taonga ia o toku iwi, me he tohunga mara … Continue reading

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maramataka no uepohatu tuatahi

Nga Ra  nga Po o te Maramataka.   Etahi korero e paa ana ki nga ra me te po. Ko tenei wahanga, he wahanga mo te uru ki te Whare Maire. MUTUWHENUA. 1 Ko hemonga mea katoa, he po uriuri,he … Continue reading

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maramataka korero

I roto i nga tohu o te Maramataka ,ko te waa o nga Tangaroa , i te marama o Pipiri, ka haere nga tohunga ki te titiro whanui tonu i te waihanga o nga whetu o Matariki, ko te Po … Continue reading

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