When listing two or more items, the article (e.g. te, he) or a possessive determiner is repeated with each subsequent noun.
|He ārani, he panana, he pea ā māua kai.||Oranges, bananas and pears were our food.|
|Ka kainga e tāua te parāoa, te tiāmu, te poaka hoki.||We ate bread, jam and also pork.|
|Kainga tāu pihikete, tāu huarākau, āu rare hoki.||Eat your biscuit, your fruit and your lollies too.|
If a particle, (e.g. i, ki) precedes the article or possessive determiners, this is also repeated with each noun.
|Ka kite a Mereana i te ngāwhā, i te roto, i te maunga, i te awa.||Merenia saw hot pools, lakes, mountains and rivers.|
|Āpōpō tāua haere ai ki te tāone, ki te whare pukapuka, ki te whare pikitia.||Tomorrow we will go to town, to the library and to the picture theatre.|
For further examples and explanations see Te Kākano p. 64.
Whiriwhirihia te wāhanga tika kia mutu i ngā rerenga kōrero.