Te kupu o te rā

Kia oraKia ora, for Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori we brought you a new word each day related to this year’s theme Manaakitanga (hospitality, kindness, and making visitors welcome).

Here is the list of words and phrases used this week.

Rāhoroi– Saturday

Kia pai tō ra.

Have a good day.

Rāmere / Paraire – Friday

Kia hoki mai ano.

Come back again.

Rāpare / Taite – Thursday

Kia ora, ko Jane tēnei.
Hello, this is Jane.

Rāapa / Wenerei – Wednesday

Tau kē!

Awesome!

Rātū / Tūrei– Tuesday

Nau mai, haere mai ki Ngā Kete Wānanga o Ōtautahi.

Welcome to Christchurch City Libraries.

Rāhina / Mane – Monday

Ata marie – Good morning


Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori — Māori Language Week runs from 4 Hōngongoi — 10 Hōngongoi 2011 / 4 July — 10 July 2011. Each year The Māori Language Commission sets a theme, and in 2011 it is “Manaakitanga” — hospitality, kindness, and making visitors welcome.