Maori language week: Word for the day

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In honour of Maori Language Week, we at Whaleoil have decided to dedicate one post each day to highlight a Maori word that has particular significance to Maoridom.

Today?s Maori Word of the Week is: Tamariki

Definition: children

The above graphic was published by Te Puni Kokiri in 2017.

Moko Rangitoheriri – After days of abuse, the final blow which caused Moko’s death was a brutal stomping on his chest and stomach.


James Whakaruru: Beaten, stomped, kicked…and dead