Learn Kīwaha: This weeks = Kia ora ‘Be Well’

KĪWAHA

Kia ora – Be Well

Ka Nama Au I A Koe – I’ll pay you back

He Raru Kei Te Haere – Here comes trouble

He Toki Ngao Matariki – A meticulous person

Koira te mana o rehua – The Man

Karawhuia – Give it heaps

Mīharo kē koe – You’re amazing

No mohi Rawa – Old School ‘ancient times’

He Moni I Kore – Money to Burn

Kua pakaru a pukoro – Broke as

Ki a koe hoki – Get you/check you out

Au are ake – No such luck

Maniori – Quiet

Te Haka a TaneRore – The war of dance of Tānerore

Refers to the shimmering hot air during summer

Taputapu ke koe – ‘You’re untouchable’

Wetiweti Katoa Au – ‘I was really turned off’

Kīwaha – Ko au tēna ‘Thats me’ / I’m down

Kīwaha – Me Te Poko ‘Gapped it’

Kīwaha – Meingameinga ‘Is that so’

Kīwaha – Autaia Tonu ‘Not bad’

Kīwaha – Wahahuka ‘Boasting’ or ‘silver tongue’

Kīwaha –  Wau nei hoki ‘harden up’

 

Kīwhaha – Waha Huka ‘big mouth’

Kīwaha – Wawau – ‘craycray’

Kīwaha – Me he korokoro tui ‘as sweet throated as the tui’

Kīwaha – Marikanui ‘lucky’

Kīwaha – E hoe ana to waka ki whea? ‘where’s your waka off to?’

Kīwaha – Tahi Te Tahua ‘make peace’

Kīwaha – E kuhu ‘sort it out’

Kīwaha – Na Whaiano ‘no wander’

Kīwaha – Kaore e kore ‘without a doubt’

Kīwaha – Ma te Wa ‘only time will tell’