Ka manaakitia te harakeke e au.
The flax will be looked after by me.
- this is an example of a passive sentence
Mā mātou koutou e manaaki.
We will take care of you.
- this is an example of the agent emphatic
Ka manaaki te tangata whenua i ngā manuhiri.
The people of the land/marae will care for the visitors.
- this is an example of an active sentence