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Kia Kaha Te Reo Maori! Featured

Kia Kaha Te Reo Maori! Credit: Maori Language Commission

3 Easy ways we can keep the Maori Language strong!

It's Maori Language week and what better way to be a part of celebrating New Zealand's heritage, than incorporating a little Te Reo Maori in your everyday conversations!

Saying Hello in Te Reo Maori 

  • Kia ora (Greetings, Hello)
  • Kia ora koutou (Greetings, Hello to you – 3 or more people)
  • Kia ora rā kōrua (Greetings, Hello to you two – 2 people)
  • Kia ora koutou katoa (Greetings, Hello to you all – 3 or more people)

Weather chat in Te Reo Maori 

            • Kei te whiti te rā (The sun is shining)
        • He rā tino ātaahua tenei (This is a lovely day)
        • He ahūa makariri (It is a bit cold)

Kei te pupuhi te hau (The wind is blowing)

Chat to the kids in Te Reo Maori 

  • Titiro mai (Look here)
  • Takoto (Lie down)
  • Kia tūpato(Be careful)

 

 

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