The Taupo¯ & Tu¯ rangi Weekender supports Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Ma¯ ori, the Ma¯ ori Language Commission’s campaign to increase New Zealanders’ te reo Ma¯ ori vocabulary by running a different Ma¯ ori word to learn. This week’s word: whakaka¯ kahu(ria) - to dress E whakaka¯ kahuana ia i a ia ano¯ ki o¯ na ka¯ kahu tino pai. He’s getting himself dressed in his best clothes. Awhinatia ta¯ u tuahine ki te whakaka¯ kahu i a ia ano¯ ! Help your sister to get herself dressed!