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Thursday, August 08, 2019

Cook Islands Language Week 2019

Kia orana whānau. Come celebrate Epetoma o Te Reo Māori Kūki ’Āirani: Cook Islands Language Week with Unitec Library.

"Taku rama, taau toi: ora te Reo" - "My Torch, Your Adze: The Language Lives"

This will run from Sunday 4th August - Saturday 10th August 2019. Cook Islands Maori language or  Māori Kūki ‘Āirani or Rarotongan is the country's official language. There are five vouvera (vowels): a,e,i,o,u. These have the same pronunciation as other Pacific Languages, including Te Reo Māori.

Unitec Library has resources both in print and electronic to help you learn and become familiar in Cook Islands Language. Check out the Unitec Library catalogue and our Pacific subject guide.

Come in and see our displays at Te Puna and Waitākere Library.

Use the hashtag #CookIslandsLanguageWeek to follow the events on social media.

For more information, visit these websites: