2014 Pacific Language Week programme:

Samoa Language Week: 25-31 May
Cook Islands Language Week: 4-10 August
Tonga Language Week: 1-7September
Tuvalu Language Week: 29 September-5 October
Fiji Language Week: 6-12 October
Niue Language Week: 13-19 October
Tokelau Language Week: 26 October-1 November

Cook Island Maori Language Week - August 4 -10, 2013

The theme for Cook Islands language week is:
Toku Reo, Utuutu `Ia: My Language, Nurture it.

Kia orana - Hello

‘Aere mai - Welcome

Ine - Please

Meitaki - Thank you

‘Aere ra - Good-bye

Ta’i, rua, toru, ‘a, rima, ono, ‘itu, varu, iva, ta’inga’uru

One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten

A simple conversation in Cook Islands Maori

Kia orana Simon - (Hello Simon)

Pe’ea koe? - (How are you?)

Meitaki maata - (Good thanks)

‘Aere ra - (Good bye)

ENJOY THIS COLLECTION OF COOK ISLANDS MAORI VIDEO CLIPS==Introduction to the Cook Islands – Enjoy this collection of videos about the Cook Islands from Archives New Zealand.==


Cook Islands Language: Hear a couple of young Cook Island students using the reo.


Cook Islands Music - Tiare Maori. Follow this song powerpoint with words to help you with your Cook Islands Maori.


Cook Island Drumming by SEHC boys – Students at Sir Edmund Hillary Collegiate show how it is done – with ease!


Cook Islands Dance - Tiare Tipani


Umu Kai + Ika Mata + Rukau (Earth Oven Cooked Food - Raw Fish – Demonstration – this is how we do it! Yummy!


The Cook Islands, Travel Video Guide - Around Rarotonga


Pacific Language Weeks 2013:

Samoa Language Week: 26 May - 1 June 2013

Cook Island Maori: 4 -10 August 2013

Tonga: 1-7 September 2013

Inaugural Tuvalu: 30 Sept -6 October 2013

Inaugural Fiji: 7-13 October 2013

Tokelau: 28 October - 3 November 2013

Niue: 13-19 October 2013

National Aspiring Principals Programme 2013

Polyfest 2013 - for all information

2012 school terms and holidays

Auckland PD Dates for 2012 - CLICK HERE

Moderation Best Practice Workshops 2012 Dates

To Find a Course at KOHIA

Networked Learning Communities Symposium
September 2 & November 10: 9.30am-12.30pm
NLC workshops November 2011
1. Lea faka Tonga: Wed 16
2. Fatuula: Fri 18
3. Te reo Kuki Airani: Tues 29
Time: 9-3.30pm
Venue: Aimhi Centre, 10 Beatty Street, Otahuhu
Please bring:
  1. NZC OR learning language framework (if you have not glued it on the wall!)
  2. Language Curriculum Guide
  3. Evidence of student achievement change (up or down) in a unit to share.
  4. Computer
  5. Shared morning tea, and lunch
Proposed agenda: common items across the clusters
  1. 2012 – what’s happening? / what next?
  2. Junior programme scheme – what should be in it?
  3. Growing our languages – how can we help?


Language Clusters Meetings for Years 7-10 & 11-13

NZALT Year 7-10 Presentation (Gagana Samoa)

The Human Rights Commission site

What's on in NZ - Key events around the Country!