Mā hea is used to ask a person about their means of travel. It is important to note that mā hea is to be used in conjunction with ai. The ai follows the verb.
|Mā hea ngā tamariki haere ai ki te kura?||How are the kids going to school?|
|Mā raro.||They are walking.|
|Mā hea a Ani haere ai ki te Whare Miere?||How is Ani going to the Bee Hive?|
|Mā runga i tana motokā.||In her car.|
|Mā hea ngā toa eke ai ki te kauhanga riri?||How will the warriors approach the battlefield?|
|Mā runga waka tauā.||By war canoe.|
Further explanations and exercises: Te Kākano p. 47; Te Kākano CDs Mahi nama 42.
Whiriwhirihia te whakautu tika.
Don’t forget to use commas, question marks, and fullstops and macrons where appropriate (ā,ē,ī,ō, and ū).