Cook Islands Māori Welcome Song

Kia orana! Kia orana!
Means "Hello!" Means "Hello!"

Pe’ea koe? Pe’ea koe?
Means "How are you?" Means "How are you?"

Meitaki ma’ata. Meitaki ma’ata.
Means “Very well, thank you.” “Very well, thank you.”

(Repeat x 2)

It's time to learn te reo Māori Kuki 'Airani today.

It's time to learn the Cook Islands language today.

Cook Islands Māori Welcome Song (transcript)

Song courtesy of Loopy Tunes Preschool Music Pasifika Beatz(external link), created in collaboration with Whānau Āwhina Plunket and the Ministry for Pacific Peoples.