Here is the list of words and phrases used this week.
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
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
- Māori Language Week events at Christchurch City Libraries
- We are running a photo competition celebrating Manaakitanga for the 2011 Whakanuia Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori — Māori Language Week.
- Te Reo Māori — our page of Māori language resources.
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.