E tangihia ana te tūpāpaku e te whānau pani.
The deceased is being mourned for by the chief mourners.
- this is an example of a passive sentence
Ā tōna wā, ka moe te tūpāpaku i tōna moenga roa ki te kōpū o Papatūānuku.
In time, the deceased will eternally rest in the womb of Papatūānuku.
- this is an example of an active sentence