I hea? Where was/were?
You have already learnt that i is used to indicate past location. There is a clear difference between kei and i in the following examples.
|I hea rāua?||Where were they?|
|I te tāone rāua.||They were in town.|
|Kei hea rāua?||Where are they.|
|Kei te tāone rāua.||They are in town.|
|I hea tana koti?||Where was her coat?|
|I runga i te turu.||On the chair.|
|Kei hea tana koti?||Where is her coat?|
|Kei runga i te tūru.||It's on the chair.|
For further explanations and examples see Te Kākano p. 29.
Tirohia ia pikitia, ka whakautu ai i ngā pātai.
Look at each illustration and then answer the question.