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Niue Language Week - 16 October to 22 October.

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Started by Vanitha Govini 19 Oct 2016 8:05pm () Replies (1)

Fakaalofa atu!

Welcome to Vagahau Niue Week (Niue Language Week) from Sunday 16 October to Saturday 22 October.
This year's theme is:

Ponataki, Tukutaula ke Mauokafua e Vagahau Niue
Bind, Anchor to Firmly Uphold the Vagahau Niue

Here are some resources:

NZC Online :  http://nzcurriculum.tki.org.nz/Curriculum-resources/National-events-and-the-NZC/Vagahau-Niue-Language-Week

http://my.christchurchcitylibraries.com/niue-language-week/

http://www.pacificislandeducation.co.nz/niue/niue-language-week/

Speak up

Here are a few words and phrases to help you practise your Niuean.

·         Hello: Fakaalofa atu!.

·         How are you? Malolo nakai a koe? 

·         What is your name? Ko hai e higoa haau?

·         Nice to meet you: Mitaki kua feleveia a taua

·         Please: Fakamolemole

·         Thank you: Fakaue lahi

·         Be careful of coconut crabs when driving at night! Fakaholo fakasekiseki h e po neke mapela e tau uga!

·         Goodbye! Koe kia!

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