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a large number of: he nui tonu ngā
a lot of (time is spent): he nui te wā e pau ana
a number of: e whia nei
a number of: arā hoki ētahi
a wider range of: te nuinga atu o
abide by: ū ki
ability: ngā pūmanawa
ability: āheinga
ability: pūmanawa (ngā pūmanawa)
about the use of: me pēwhea te whakamahi
about the use of: pēwhea (me pēwhea te whakamahi i ...)
absence: te kore e tae mai
absence (there is an absence of): kei te āhua korekore
absent: hōnea
absenteeism: hōneatanga i te kura
abstract(ly): matūkore
abuse: maukino
abuse: tūkino(tanga)
accepted: kua whakaaetia
access (adequate means of access): kia ngāwari te whakawhiti atu ki te/ngā
access (by): te tareka (taea) paitia atu e
access (children have access to): e wātea ana ki ngā tamariki ngā
access (have access to): e whai wāhi atu ana
access (have access to): kia whai wāhi ... ki
access (have greater ease of access to): kia māmā ake te tareka atu ... e
access (have regular access to): he hāereere tonu ngā tamariki ki
access (no right of access to): ka kore e tukuna atu kia pā mai ki
access (right of access to): tukuna atu kia pā mai ki
access (right of access to): tukuna atu kia pā mai ki
access (to): tiki atu
access to children: te whakatata atu ki ngā tamariki
access to resources: te whiwhi rauemi
accessible: e wātea ana ki te tokomaha
accessible (be more accessible to): me tareka (taea) paitia atu e
accessible (easily): he māmā noa iho te tareka atu o
accessible to: whai huarahi ki
accidents: whara
accidents (details of accidents): ngā wharanga
accordance (in accordance with): e ōrite ana ki
accordance (in accordance with): hāngai tonu ki
accordance (in accordance with): ki tā te ... i kī ai
accountability: kawenga takohanga
accountable (be accoutable): noho haepapa
accounting: mahi kaute
achieve: whakatutuki
achieve standards of personal excellence: kia whai i ngā tino taumata
achievement: ngā paetae
achievement: paetae (ngā paetae)
achievement aims: whāinga paetae
achievement databases: puna kōrero e whakaatu mai ana i ngā
achievement databases: puna kōrero whakaatu i ngā hua puta mai
achievement initiative: kōkiri paetae
achievement levels: taumata ako
achievements: ngā hua e puta mai ana
achievements (learning achievements): ngā taumata kua kakea e ngā ākonga
acknowledge: aro
acknowledge: whai whakaaro ki
acknowledge: āhukahuka
acknowledge (are not acknowledged): kāore i te tino mihingia
acoustics (bad): te kore pai o te rongo
acoustics (good): te pai o te rongo
across the school: puta noa i te kura
across the school: puta noa i te kura
acting principal: tumuaki whakakapi
action (are actioned by): e riro atu ana mā ... e whakatinana
action is required in: me whakatutuki ngā mahi e pā ana ki
action is required to: he whakatau kia
actioned (needs to be actioned): me whakarite tonutia atu
actions required: ko ngā mahi hei whakatutuki
actions to address (have taken): kua whakatikatikahia
active: mātātoa
activity: ngohe
adapt: whakahāngai
adapt (to adapt): takatū
adaptable: mauritau
adaptable: urutau
address (still need to address): hei tirotiro mā te
address (to address): whakatau
address as part of: e uru atu ana ngā ... ki
address grievances: whakatau whakamau
address inequalities: whakaōrite ngā ara whiwhi katoa
adept: kaiaka
adequate: tika
adhere to: piripono ki
adhere to: piripono ki ...
administering of medicine: te toha rongoā
adult: koeke
adult child ratio: te hau o te pakeke ki te tamaiti
adult directed: e riro kē ana mā ngā pakeke e whakahaere
advance something: kōkiri
advantage (not to the advantage of): kāore he huanga mo
advantage (to take advantage of): whai huanga ki
advantages for: ngā huanga mō
adventure playground: taonga tākaro mō te wairua hīkaka
adventurous: wairua hīkaka
aesthetic: āhuareka
aesthetic: rerehua
affect: kawekawe
affect (the affect on): te āhua hoki ki te
affect (to): hei tautoko, hei aukati rānei
affirm: whakatau
affirm: whakatairanga
affirm (support): whakakoi
affirming: whakakoi
against which ... can: e taea ai te
age (different age groups): reanga rerekē
age (of various age groups): i runga anō i tō rātou pakeke
agenda: kaupapataka
agenda: rārangi take
agriculture: ahuoneone
aim (main aim): te tino whai
aimless: karore
aims and aspirations: ngā tūmanako me ngā whakangākau
aims and aspirations of: ngā wawata o
allocate: tohatoha
allocated (is allocated): e whakawhiwhia ana ... ki
allocation (of funding): te toha (pūtea)
allow: kia āhei ai ... ki te
allow (to allow): kia riro mā ... e
allow to function effectively: kia haere tōtika tonu ai
allows (the programme allows for): e whakaritea ana ... ki te hōtaka
alongside (working alongside): te mahi ngātahi i te taha o
always: tonu
always available: e wātea tonu ana
analysis: wetewete
analysis: whakaaro wetewete
anecdotal records: pūkete paki
anecdotal records: pūkete paki
annual: mō te tau
annual review: arotake-ā-tau
anybody: wai ake nei
anyone: wai ake nei
anytime: i ngā wā ake nei
anywhere: kei/i whea ake nei
apologise: whakapāha
apology: whakapāha
apparatus: pānga
apparatus (climbing): pānga pikinga
apparatus; equipment: pānga
appliance: taonga ā-whare
application (diligence): hihiri
application (has application to): e whai wāhi ana ... ki
application (of): whakapānga
applied sciences: pūtaiao-ā-nuku
applied sciences: pūtaiao-ā-nuku
applies to: e whaitake ana ... ki
apply: whakamahi
apply for: tuku te tono
appointment procedures: tikanga whakauru kaimahi/kaiwhakaako
appraise: aro haehae
appreciate: reka ki/ rawe ki
appreciation: reka
approach (an approach): ara/āhuatanga
approach (an approach): huanui
approach (to tackle): aruaru
approach systematically: whakapā nahanaha ... ki
appropriate: e hāngai ana ki
appropriate: whai tikanga
appropriate (are appropriate for): kia rite ... mō
appropriate (developmentally): tika-ā-whanaketanga
appropriate (in appropriate ways): i roto i ngā āhuatanga tika
appropriate (should be appropriate): me hāngai tika
appropriate (where appropriate): i te wā e tika ana
appropriate person: te tangata e tika ana
approve: whakamana
approve (formally): whakamana-ā-tohu
areas of concern: ētahi wāhi kei te raru
areas of responsibility: ngā wāhanga mahi mā ia tangata
areas requiring attention: ko ngā wāhi hei whai whakaarotanga
argument: tautohetohe
arise: pupū ake
arise, occur, happen: pupū ake
arranged (should be arranged): me āta whakarite
arrangements (sleeping): ko ngā whakaritenga mō te whakamoe i ngā tamariki
arthritis: mate koiwi
arts: ngā toi
as a basis: hei papa
as a basis: papa (hei papa)
as a reference: hei tohutoro ki
as a result: ko te mutunga mai, ko
as soon as possible: tonu atu
asking open questions: whakatakoto pātai hei wero i te hinengaro
asking questions: whakatakoto pātai
aspirations: whakangākau
assess: whakamātautau
assessment: aro matawai
asset register: rārangi taonga
assets: hua
assets (current assets): hua wātea
assets (fixed assets): hua pūmau
associate teachers: hoa mahi kaiwhakaako
associated: e koputahi ana
associated: whai pānga
associated with: e haere kōtui ana ki
assumption: taruna
assurance (quality assurance): te whakaū i te pai o
assurance audit: tātari manatū
assurance audit: tātari tautāwhi whakahaere
at risk: kei te āwangawangatia
at the same time: waihoki
atmosphere: āria
atmosphere: hau takiwā
attach: whakamau
attain: taea e
attainment: ngā mohiotanga i whiwhi rātou
attend: taetae
attend (to be able to attend): kia āhei ai rātou ki te haere
attendance: taenga mai
attendance: taetae (atu)
attendance: te haerenga o ... ki te ... ia rā
attendance period: te wā kei reira rātou
attendance record/register: rārangi ingoa taetae mai o ngā tamariki
attendance records: pūkete taetae mai
attendance records: pūkete taetae mai
attention (considerable attention has been given to): kua āta whakaarohia ngā take e pā ana ki
attention to: aronga ki
attestation certificates: ngā Tohu Kōhanga Reo
attestation certificates: tiwhikete whakamana mai
attitude: waiaro
attitude: āhua whakaaro
attitudes: āhua o ngā whakaaro
attitudes and values: waiaro me ngā uara
attribute: kounga
attribute: āhua (pai)
audit findings: ngā otinga tātari
audit findings: otinga (ngā otinga tātari)
Audit Office: Te Mana Arotake
audit opinion: tā te tātari manatū i whakaaro ai
audit opinion: tā te tātari tautāwhi i whakaaro ai
audited annually: e tātarihia ana ia tau
audited statement: pūtea kaute
authorised to: kua tukuna atu te mana tiaki
authorised to: pūtea kaute
authority: mana whakaae
authority (local authority): mana-ā-rohe
available: i whai wāhi atu
available: e wātea mai ana
available: i whai wāhi atu
available (always available): e wātea tonu ana
available (are available to): e āhei ana ki
available (are available): kei reira ngā
available (many opportunities are ...): he maha ngā wā e whai wāhi atu ana ki
available (need to be readily available): me māmā te tareka (taea) atu o
available (space is available): he wāhi wātea anō
awareness: arokā
awareness of: whai whakaaro ki