Mahara Hui glossary
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Mahara means "to think" or "thinking" in Māori. It is the name of the open source ePortfolio system that is at the center of this conference.
We will start Mahara Hui with a mihi. It is a structured greeting. The following information is taken from the mihi info sheet provided by Te Papa.
Arrival of manuhiri (visitors)
Kōrero (informal speech)
The manuhiri may choose to respond in either Te Reo Māori or English followed by a waiata.
Koha (gift) - optional
Hongi (to press noses in greeting)
Our group, the manuhiri, will be singing the waiata "Māku rā pea":
Māku rā pea