Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori quiz It's Māori Language Week! Test your Te Reo knowledge with our conservation questions. OK * 1. Which one of these native birds is a kōtuku? OK * 2. What is pukurau? A medicinal native plant A native bird A type of edible fungus OK * 3. The Department of Conservation’s shield used in its branding symbolises which event in Māori mythology? The battle between Taranaki and Tongariro to win the heart of Ruapehu The separation of Papatūānuku and Ranginui by Tāne Mahuta Maui fishing up Aotearoa’s North Island from the sea OK * 4. What can our native mānuka leaves be used for? Medicinal purposes Tea Toothpaste OK * 5. If I was going to Wharekauri, where would I be going? Stewart Island Chatham Islands Great Barrier Island OK * 6. What does tuatara mean? Spiny back Cold blooded Large reptile OK * 7. Which word means to work as a volunteer? Tūao Moemoe hāparangi OK * 8. What is the Māori name for this creature? Mangō Manga Mangu OK * 9. To hike in English is to what in Māori? Whati Whīkoi Kaukau OK * 10. Which New Zealand native bird is this? Kārearea Kākāpō Kākāriki OK KA PAI!