Te āta whakaaroaro i te ao kori | Activity collection Reflecting on te ao kori

Tagged with:

  • Physical activity
  • Healthy Communities and Environments
  • Movement concepts and motor skills
  • Hauora
  • Attitudes and values
  • Mental health
  • Relationships With Other People
  • Years 1–4
  • Years 5–8
  • Years 9–10
  • Years 11–13

Te āta whakaaroaro i te ao kori | Reflecting on te ao kori gives ākonga the opportunity to consider their feelings about participating in the te ao kori activities, and express this as a chant.

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This learning experience provides ākonga with the opportunity to express their ideas and feelings about participating in te ao kori activities. Ākonga are also able to explore and reflect upon ways of maintaining and enhancing relationships when working in group activities.

Te reo Māori vocabulary

  • Hauora – wellbeing
  • Taha tinana – physical wellbeing
  • Taha hinengaro – psychological and emotional wellbeing
  • Taha whānau – social wellbeing
  • Taha wairua – spiritual wellbeing
  • Kotahitanga – working as one
  • Āwhina – helping, assisting, befriending, providing moral support
  • Mahi-ā-ngākau – work of the heart
  • Mana – integrity
  • Μanaakitanga – hospitality and generosity
  • Rangimārie – tolerance, being at peace with oneself and the environment
  • Kapa haka – performance group
  • Pakipaki – clap
  • Ki runga – up
  • Ki raro – down
  • Hurihuri – turn around
  • Peke – jump
  • Whana – kick