Hauhake Harakeke SJ 2.3.05
WALT: Use clues in text to help find the answers (comprehension).
1. What does hauhake Harakeke mean? It means harvesting flax.
2. When was the harakeke planted?The Harakeke grown in 1987
3. Why is any left over harakeke returned to the bushes?
4. Why is nanny special? Because she shared her knowledge to show the people the gift of harvesting the flax.
We have been reading about a Hauhake Harakeke ceremony. This is one thing that the children in the story made from the flax blades.