Te Pukuru Pou Toru tei Matau’ia e tatou i te akaiki Aroa. E te au Taeake, tei rakei ia ki te au Rakei tukeke. E Reo Aroa Ma-ana-ana teia kia kotou katoatoa e te iti tangata Kuki Airani.
- Ko te iti tangata kare ona reo
- E iti tangata ia kare ona korero
- Ko te iti tangata e kare ona korere
- Kore te iti tangata kare ona Basileia.
Ko te manako maata: Te epetoma o te reo Māori Kūki ’Āirani
`Ei rāvenga nāku i te tuatua i tōku reo Māori Kūki ’Āirani ka anoano au i te turuturu ā tōku ngutu`are tangata `ē te matakeinanga.
An encouraging home and community environment is what I need to build my love and my confidence to speak my reo Māori Kuki Airani.
Kua launch ia te Epetoma o te reo Maori Kuki Airani 2017, ki ko i te Auckland War Memorial Museum in Parnell i te Maanakai i topa akenei. Kua tae katoa mai to tatou Minister of Pacific Peoples a Alfred Ngaro e tona tokorua, e pera katoa Her Excellency Rosie Blake, Cook Islands Consulate General. Kua mataora te au angaanga te akakoroia no te Epetoma o te reo Kuki Airani. Kua launch katoa ia te Miss Cook Islands o New Zealand i te ra po. Manea te tamariki tamaine.
The Ta’okotai’anga Charitable Trust, in association with the Ministry of Pacific Peoples and the Auckland Museum, launched Cook Islands Language week flying colours, reo, song and dance at the Auckland Museum. Many members from the community attended including Minister of Pacific Peoples His Honorable Alfred Ngaro, Chairman to the Ta’okotai’anga Charitable Trust Henry Herman, Cook Islands Consulate General Her Excellency Rosie Blake, and Senior Hamilton Community Advisor Mareta Matenga.
The evening was blessed by Pastor Mata Tumu-Makara, MC’d by Frances Fariu, with the debut of Miss Cook Islands NZ contestants introduced by Bernard Tairea, and a wonderful cultural performance by Te Au Moana Dance Troupe.
Many of those in attendant were proud of the event, including Chairman to the Ta’okotai’anaga Charitable Trust, Henry Herman. He comments that “every year we encourage our community to provide a theme that draws from the heart what we really need to preserve and celebrate our reo Maori Kuki Airani. Thank you, Hamilton Cook Islands Community, for a message that speaks to not only to the hearts of our people, but also the wider Pacific community.”
Kia akameitaki ia te Atua no te au angaanga e tupu nei. Praise the Lord for all the blessings bestowed upon our people.