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SAMOAN

TONGAN

COOK ISLANDS MAORI

VAGAHAU NIUE

FIJIAN

Samoan Street Vol 1

Samoan Street Vol 2

Samoan Street Vol 3

Samoa Salutations - MPIA (NZ)

Learn Samoa online

Victoria University

Samoan Language Wikipedia

Samoan Phrases - Omniglot

Importance of the Samoan Language - Dr. Salu Hunkin-Finau

Samoan Language 101-A Introductions

Tongan Language Tips

Games for learning the Tongan language.

Useful Tongan phrases - from OMNIGLOT

Faufaua! An Introduction to Tongan - Pasifika (PDF)Learn to speak Tongan Lesson 1

Learn to Speak Tongan 2

Learn to Speak Tongan - Lesson 3

Tonga salutations - MPIA (NZ)

Want to learn Cook Islands Language the Easy Way?

Cook Islands salutations - MPIA (NZ)

Adults in Porirua learning Cook Island language

Cook Islands Music - Language (Students teaching basic CIM)

Cook Islands Music - Language

Cook Islands Music - Language

Cook Islands Maori Dictionary Free Online Dictionary of Rarotongan & Cook Islands Maori

Niue salutations - MPIA (NZ)

Niue Language Week - Tagata Pasifika

BCN News Niuean 31th May 2011

Fakaalofa lahi atu Welcome to learnniue.com

LEARN NIUE (NZ)

Haia! an introduction to Vagahau Niue - Pasifika (PDF)

Supporting Your Child's Learning – Vagahau Niue - NZ Curriculum ...(PDF)

Learn Basic Fijian Words - 2.wmv

Fijian Language Guide

Auckland Fiji Community Site


TOKELAU





Tau Gagana Tokelau

Tokelau language in the NZ curriculum

Tokelau - Untouched...

Tokelau salutations - MPIA (NZ)




Learn Pacific languages -learn basic phrases in Samoan, Cook Islands Maori, Tongan, Niuean, Fijian, Fijian Indian, Tokelauan & Kiribati.

Pacific Languages Framework - 1 page summary

Pacific Newspaper
Samoa Times

Samoa Observer

Taimi o Tonga

Matangi Tonga

Te Reo o te Kuki Airani

Niue News

Niue Government

SPASIFIK MAGAZINE

The NZ Herald

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Kia ora koutou Welcome to Maori Language Week! Te Wiki o te Reo Māori runs from 1st-7th July 2013. This year's theme is ‘Ngā ingoa Māori, Māori names’. You can learn more about Māori names, including place names and names of people you may know, by visiting:

Pacific Radio

Radio 531 P

Listen LIVE to 531 PI

Niu FM

Community language programmes

Radio Samoa 1593

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Gagana Samoa formulaic phrases to get you going.
Introduction:
Talofa lava (greeting)
O lo'u igoa o Sani (My name is Sani)
Malo le soifua (good life)

Conversation:
Talofa lava (Hello)
O a mai oe? (How are you?)
Manuia fa’afetai (Good thanks)
Tofa Soifua (Good bye)

When talking, discussing, or feeding back to students:
Lelei tele – well done
Malo – well done
Manaia – very good / very pretty / awesome!
Faitau – read
Tusi – write
Fa’atali – wait

Manaia le meaai (yummy food)
Fia ai au ( I am hungry)
Manaia tele (beautiful)
Meaai (food)
Fa’amolemole (Please)
Fa’afetai (Thank you)
Tulou (to-low) Excuse me





Talanoa Mai Resources

Pacific Education Centre NZ - for Language and Cultural Classes

Enrolments open now for language and cultural classes in Samoan, Tongan, Fijian, Niuean, and Cook Island. Pacific Education Centre offers the opportunity to enrich their learning by enrolling in a Pacific Island Language class. All classes have experienced tutors and are held in a friendly environment. We welcome all ages and all levels. Call (09) 260 4042 for more details or email Selwyn@pec.ac.nz. Courses start March 2011 - ENROL NOW.

Samoan
Learn Samoan videos - Samoan Street Vol 1
Samoan Street Vol 2
Samoan Street Vol 3
Learn Samoa online
Victoria University
Samoan Language Wikipedia
Samoan Phrases - Omniglot

Cook Is Maori
Vagahau Niue
Learn Basic Fijian Words - 2.wmv
Fijian Language Guide

Auckland Fiji Community Site
Tau Gagana Tokelau

Tokelau language in the NZ curriculum

Tokelau - Untouched...






Samoa language Week (FACEBOOK)

Si manu laititi performance by UoA choir

Dr Melenaite Taumoefolau's article on Samoan language week







Wordle: Why learn a language













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