Maori Family tree

We’ve been exploring our family trees together, students work out which descriptor best applies to which person on their family tree. Why not try it at home too?

Ko … te pāpā/māmā/koroua/kuia. … is the father/mother/grandfather/grandmother.
Ko … rāua ko … ngā tīpuna/mātua. … and … are the grandparents/parents.
Ko … rātou ko …, ko ngā tamāhine/tama/tamariki. … and … are the daughters/sons/children.
Ko … te mātāmua/pōtiki. … is the first-born/last born.
Ko … te whaea kēkē/matua kēkē/kaihana. … is the aunt/uncle/cousin.
Ko … te huatahi. … is the only child.


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