Kei te kai te pēpi i ngā rīwai.
The baby is eating the potatoes.
- this is an example of an active sentence
Kei te kainga ngā rīwai e te pēpi.
The potatoes are being eaten by the baby.
- this is an example of a passive sentence
Kainga tāu āporo!
Eat your apple!
- this is an example of a command in simple passive form
He kai pai te kūmara.
Kumara is good food. (Kumara is good/healthy food.)
- this is an example of a classifying sentence