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He manga wai koia kia
kore e whitikia.
Is a river never to be crossed?
Attempt to cross deep watersAttempt to cross deep waters
• Be ready
• Be dedicated to the objective
• Be open to learning ...
Whāia te iti kahurangi, ki
te tuohu koe me he
maunga teitei.
Pursue that which is precious, and do
not be deterred by anyt...
Ko te pae tawhiti whāia
kia tata, ko te pae tata
whakamaua kia tina.
Seek out distant horizons, and
cherish those you atta...
Be resolute and committedBe resolute and committed
• Have vision
• Strive to bring that vision closer to realisation
• Be ...
Tūngia te ururua, kia tupu
whakaritorito te tupu o te
harakeke.
Clear the undergrowth so that the
new shoots of the flax w...
Rurea, taitea,
kia tū ko
taikākā anake.
Strip away the bark and
expose the heartwood.
Be true to the causeBe true to the cause
• Be true to your values
• Be true to yourself
• Nothing can deter you from attai...
Ko koe ki tēnā, ko ahau ki
tēnei kīwai o te kete
You at that handle,
and I at this handle of the basket.
Mā pango, mā whero, ka
oti te mahi.
With black and with red the work is
completed.
United effort enables tasksUnited effort enables tasks
• Working together
• Sharing the workload
• Unity
• Cooperation
• C...
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Whakatauki

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Whakatauki

  1. 1. He manga wai koia kia kore e whitikia. Is a river never to be crossed?
  2. 2. Attempt to cross deep watersAttempt to cross deep waters • Be ready • Be dedicated to the objective • Be open to learning from others
  3. 3. Whāia te iti kahurangi, ki te tuohu koe me he maunga teitei. Pursue that which is precious, and do not be deterred by anything less than a lofty mountain.
  4. 4. Ko te pae tawhiti whāia kia tata, ko te pae tata whakamaua kia tina. Seek out distant horizons, and cherish those you attain.
  5. 5. Be resolute and committedBe resolute and committed • Have vision • Strive to bring that vision closer to realisation • Be ever determined • Find ways of creating benefits • Be open minded, be reflective • Better ways of thinking about and resolving the problem
  6. 6. Tūngia te ururua, kia tupu whakaritorito te tupu o te harakeke. Clear the undergrowth so that the new shoots of the flax will grow.
  7. 7. Rurea, taitea, kia tū ko taikākā anake. Strip away the bark and expose the heartwood.
  8. 8. Be true to the causeBe true to the cause • Be true to your values • Be true to yourself • Nothing can deter you from attaining what you are striving for • Develop a plan which avoids difficulties • Know your own values and beliefs and the assumptions they are based on
  9. 9. Ko koe ki tēnā, ko ahau ki tēnei kīwai o te kete You at that handle, and I at this handle of the basket.
  10. 10. Mā pango, mā whero, ka oti te mahi. With black and with red the work is completed.
  11. 11. United effort enables tasksUnited effort enables tasks • Working together • Sharing the workload • Unity • Cooperation • Collaboration • Collective Responsibility

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