Kātahi ngā whakairo ātaahua kei te marae o Whāngārā Mai Tawhiti, i te whare nui o Whitireia.
What beautiful carvings there are at Whāngārā Mai Tawhiti Marae in the carved house, Whitireia.
I whakairotia ngā whakairo e ngā tohunga.
The carvings were carved by the experts.
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Ka haere ngā kuia ki te hui e kawe kete whakairo ana.
The old women will go to the meeting carrying their decorated bags.
- this is an example of an active sentence