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Room 1 students have asked me to put the karakia that we are learning for whanau lunches on here so they can learn it at home too.

Nau mai e ngā hua 
o te wao 
o te ngakina 
o te wai tai 
o te wai Māori 
Nā Tane 
Nā Rongo 
Nā Tangaroa 
Nā Maru 
Ko Ranginui e tū iho nei 
Ko Papatūānuku e takoto nei
Tuturu whakamaua 
Kia tina! TINA! Hui e! TĀIKI E! I

Welcome the gifts of food 
from the sacred forests
from the cultivated gardens
from the sea
from the fresh waters
The food of Tane
of Rongo
of Tangaroa
of Maru
I acknowledge Ranginui who is above me, Papatuanuku who lies beneath me
Let this be my commitment to all!
Draw together! Affirm!