ITI Gifts : Glossary
The attached Glossary is a guide for the terms used on this site.
It is not meant to provide the full variation of definitions available or exclude any other terms or
dialects used within Aotearoa, but to assist guests to this site in order to cater
to both speakers and non speakers of Te Reo Maori.
(Referenced from www.maoridictionary.co.nz)
|hei||Something worn around the neck|
|Cards, Gift Cards, Gift tags|
|kaimahi||Workers (contributors, artists, craftspeople)|
|kakahu||Clothing, garment, cloak|
|motoi||Ear ornament made of greenstone|
|uku||Clay, to wash (using clay for soap)|
|pounamu||Greenstone, something highly prized (type of Jade found in the South Island)|
|taonga||Jewellery (item of treasure, prized item)|
|tiki||First man created|
|toi, mahi toi||Art, craft|