• Posted on: 15/12/2021
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Here are some kupu hararei to add to your kōrero over the festive break!

Meri Kirihimete   Merry Christmas

Tau hou   New Year

Whānau Family

Hararei  Holiday

Aroha   Love

Perehana    Present

Moeroa    Sleep in / Sleepyhead

Hākari   Feast

Ihu Karaiti    Jesus Christ

Whakangahau     Entertainment

Kauhoe    Swim

Hākinakina   Sport

Aotearoa    New Zealand

Hāngi    Earth oven

Harikoakoa    Happy

Kaimoana     Seafood

Pāinaina      Sunbathe

Raumati      Summer

Whakatā     Relax

Moana     Ocean

Pōhutukawa    Metrosideros excelsa / NZ Christmas tree

Manuhiri    Visitor / Guest

Awa   River

Whare karakia     Church

Tama nui te rā   Sun

Hana Kōkō   Santa Claus

Manaakitanga    Hospitality, kindness, generosity, support

 

You can also find Kirihimete cards and wrapping paper at

www.tetaurawhiri.govt.nz/christmas/