Lesson 5: Te au kara (Common Colours)

Follow the audio instruction. Maori English Muramura Red Kerekere Black Teatea White Auika Blue Matie Green Rengarenga Yellow Paraoni Brown Makara Orange Tarona Pink Reureu grey                                             E muramura toku pona – My shirt is red E kerekere toku rouru – My hair is black E teatea toku nio – My teeth are white E auika te tai – The sea is blue E matie te au rau rakau – The leaves are green E rengarenga te ra – The sun is yellow E paraoni te one – The soil is brown E makara toku tamaka – My shoe is orange E tarona toku ripine – I have a pink ribbon E reureu toku pare – I have a grey...

Lesson 4: Nomena (Nouns – Naming Words)

Te au ra o te Epetoma (Days of the Week) Follow the audio instruction. Maori English Monite Monday Ruirua Tuesday Ruitoru Wednesday Paraparau Thursday Varaire Friday Maanakai Saturday Tapati Sunday   Eaa teia ra? What day is it? E monite teia ra. Today is Monday Eaa te ra apopo?         What day will tomorrow be? E Ruirua te ra apopo. Tomorrow will be...

Lesson 2: Akaaravei’anga (Introductions)

  Maori English   Kia orana,ko Mata toku ingoa Hello, my name is Mata No te Kuki Airani mai au. I am from the Cook Islands   Ko Tutai e Mere toku nga metua. My parent are Mere and Tutai   No te oire Nikao mai au. I am from the village of Nikao. No Mangaia toku metua tane. My father is from Mangaia. No Ngatangiia toku metua vaine. My mother is from Ngatangiia   E noo ana au ki Ruatonga.   I live in Ruatonga.            ...

Lesson 1: Te Ara Reta – Cook Islands Maori (Alphabet)

Listen to the audio and repeat the name of the letter after the audio from the beginning to the end. Repeat the activity until you are confident to say the letter on your own without listening to the audio.   Aa   Ee   NGng   Ii   Kk   Mm   Nn   Oo   Pp   Rr   Tt   Uu   Vv     Poniki (Phonics)   Te tangi o te au reta (Sounds)   Listen to the audio and say the sounds of the letter from the beginning to the end. Repeat the activity until you are confident to say the sounds without listening to the audio.     a   e   ng   i   K   m   n   o   p   r   t   u   v       e. Te kapitianga I te Vouvera e te konitenena Say the Maori alphabet as it is following the audio instructions. Vowels are added to the consonants so you can see how it looks like when you are reading the Maori alphabet.   a   e   nga   i   ke   mo   nu   o   pi   ro   ti   u   vi     Te Ara Reta Maori. Kapitianga i te konitenena e te vouvera. (The Cook Island Maori Chart). Listen to the audio instruction and repeat after the voice recorder.   Konitenena     Vouvera   ng   k   m   n   p   r   t   v   A nga ka ma na pa ra ta va  ...
We made Tangata Pacifica

We made Tangata Pacifica

We had a breif clip about the project on Tangata Pasifica. They want to do a full segment on our project when they’re down here in Rarotonga for the 50th Celebrations. See the video here we get mentioned at 4:17m...