Quality of the Week
Courtesy / Whakaaro-atawhai
Courtesy is being polite and having good manners. It is a gracious way of speaking and acting which gives others a feeling of being valued and respected. It is greeting others with respect. "Please", "Thank you", "Excuse me", "Hello", "Goodbye", "You're welcome" are not just words. They are courteous expressions that show people you respect them and care about them.
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Te Kupu o te Wiki
Te Waipounamu = The South Island
Nō Te Waipounamu te pounamu.
Greenstone is from the South Island.