Tauparapara o Te Awhi Rito Reading Ambassador

December 16th, 2021. By Ben Brown
  • Transcript — Ben Brown’s tauparapara

    This is tauparapara o Te Awhi Rito

    Tuia tu tuia
    Tuia te hā
    Tuia te kupu
    Tuia te kōrero
    Tāu te māramatanga
    Tīhei mauri orā

    Tuia tu tuia
    This is the thread that binds together

    Tuia te hā
    Threading through the voice
    and the breath that precedes the voice

    Tuia te kupu
    Threading the word
    whether spoken or written

    Tuia te kōrero
    Threading the story
    whether heard or read

    Tāu te māramatanga
    for you and the light of understanding

    Tīhei mauri orā

    Kia ora

    Read with your kids.
    Read for love.

Transcript — Ben Brown’s tauparapara

This is tauparapara o Te Awhi Rito

Tuia tu tuia
Tuia te hā
Tuia te kupu
Tuia te kōrero
Tāu te māramatanga
Tīhei mauri orā

Tuia tu tuia
This is the thread that binds together

Tuia te hā
Threading through the voice
and the breath that precedes the voice

Tuia te kupu
Threading the word
whether spoken or written

Tuia te kōrero
Threading the story
whether heard or read

Tāu te māramatanga
for you and the light of understanding

Tīhei mauri orā

Kia ora

Read with your kids.
Read for love.