Using statives as commands
Kia is used when referring to future tense. If the action, as well as the way it should be done, is stated, then it is preceded by te, or a possessive such as tō.
Kia tere te oma! Run quickly!
Kia tūpato te haere! Go carefully!
Kia pai te mahi! (You) work properly!
For further explanations and exercises: Te Kākano p. 58, Te Aka
Whakamāoritia ēnei rerenga kōrero.
Kei wareware i a koe ngā piko, ngā tohu pātai, ngā ira kati me ngā tohutō i ngā wāhi e tika ana.
You must walk correctly!
(You) eat properly!
You (3+) must write correctly!
You (2), work properly!