April 5, 2020

Paekupu – Ngā Toi Papakupu (The Arts Dictionary)


Paekupu is an online Māori language dictionary relating to the Learning Areas of Te Marautanga o Aotearoa.


It includes an excellent Ngā Toi Papakupu (The Arts Dictionary) with Puoro (music) language as well as other learning areas such as Te Reo Matatini (literacy), visual arts (Toi Ataata), Ngā Mahi a te Rēhia (performing arts), Pāngarau (maths), Pūtaiao (Science) and Hangarau (technology).

Click on each word to see:

  • the Māori and English words;
  • the derivation of the Māori word;
  • the type of word it is;
  • an explanation of the word (relevant to the learning area);
  • and scroll down where applicable to see examples of how the terminology is used within a learning context and explanations.

Te Reo Puoro is produced by He Kupenga Hao i te Reo.

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