mokopuna

mokopuna

(ˌməʊkəʊˈpuːnə)
n
NZ a grandchild or young person
[Māori]
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It's a long, long view based around securing the best possible future for their mokopuna and all the generations yet to come
Along the journey, she has raised four children and her eldest mokopuna, has worked as teacher aide, a medical receptionist at the Whakatohea Health Centre in Opotiki, and recently completed levels three and four training in cosmetology.
Hana and her sister Hera, as mokopuna (grandchildren) to Atarangi, wanted to remain involved in supporting their grandmother.
Mokopuna Ora, which has been developed with Waikato Tainui, is being extended to South Auckland to keep children and young people connected with their extended wh?
Te Whariki: Te Whariki Matauranga mo te Mokopuna o Aotearoa: Early Childhood Curriculum (MoE, 1996) became a national curriculum for all licensed ECE centres receiving governments funding subsidies.
While Rose was not a fluent speaker of te reo Maori, her childhood and family experience was of an extended whanau that included her brothers, sisters, their children, cousins and friends and of course her own children and mokopuna.
In Aotearoa New Zealand, the early childhood education curriculum Te Whariki, He whariki matauranga mo nga mokopuna o Aotearoa (New Zealand Ministry of Education, 1996) is bicultural, sociocultural, holistic, and honouring of both indigeneity and children's home languages and cultures.
Our mokopuna (grandchildren) still cannot hear, see, feel, taste, and know that their culture, language, and ways of being are valued and appreciated by all early childhood centres in Aotearoa/New Zealand, a fact evidenced in the research of Clark and Grey (2010), ERO (2008, 2010), and others.
For many participants, it was their tamariki or mokopuna who inspired them to stop smoking.
When we arrived (at the prearranged time) he had popped out to drop his mokopuna [grandchild] somewhere locally.