Kupu Hou

new words

Ngā Rangatahi Toa – Young warriors

Ahi Kaa – to keep the homefires burning

Ngā mihi – many thanks

Manaakitanga – to show hospitality, kindness. The process of showing respect, generosity and care for others.

Kōrero – to talk, speak

Hauora – health

Te Whare Tapa Whā – The four cornerstones of wellbeing

Taha wairua – spiritual wellbeing

Taha whānau – family wellbeing

Taha hinengaro – social and mental health

Taha tinana – physical health

Karakia whakamutunga – closing karakia

Karakia Timatanga – opening karakia

Kia Ora – hello, thank you

Pēpeha – introduction of yourself

Awhi – to embrace, hug, cuddle

Wānanga – to deliberate, meet and discuss

Mahi – to work

Rakau – wood, stick

Pou Ārahi – The markers, navigators

Kai Ārahi – Guides that lead the way for the new ones

Ngā Rangatahi – group of young people