Common Phrases

Cook Islands Holidays

Our language is Cook Islands Maori. Although many Cook Islanders speak and understand English. Here are a few phrases that might come in handy:

Kia Orana 

Welcome or Hello (May you live long)

Meitaki 

Thank You 

Meitaki ma'ata

Thank you very much 

Ka Kite

See you later

Kia Manuia

Best wishes or good luck 

Aere Ra

Goodbye or safe travels 

Ae

Yes

Kare

No

Teia ra

Today 

Vai

Water

Vaine

Women/wife

Tane

Man/Husband

Mataora 

Happy

Ura

Dance

Marama

Moon

Moana

Ocean

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