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?
|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).