When asking and telling someone how many things are needed or wanted kia, rather than e or toko-, is used.
Kia hia ngā āporo mā koutou?
How many apples do you all want?
Kia rima koa.
Kia hia ngā pene mā koutou?
How many pens do you all need?
Kia whitu koa.
Homai koa kia ono ngā kapu.
Give me six cups, please.
Tīkina kia iwa ngā panana.
Go and get nine bananas.
For further explanations and examples: Te Kākano p. 63
Ka pātai a Eruera: Kia hia ngā pene māu?
Four pens will show up on the screen and you will answer:
Whakautua ngā pātai a ngā tāngata o Te Whanake. Tirohia te tauira e whai ake nei
Don’t forget to use commas, question marks, and fullstops and macrons where appropriate (ā,ē,ī,ō, and ū).