No hea koe? - Where are you from?

No hea koe?
Where are you from?

No Te Whanganui-a-Tara ahau.
I am from Wellington.

No reira hoki ahau.
I am from there as well.

Ne!
Really!

Mihi - Greeting

Kei te pehea koe i tenei ra?
How are you today?

Kei te pai ahau.
I am fine.

Ka nui te ora.
Feeling alive.

Kei te harikoa ahau.
I am happy.

Kei te tino hiakai au.
I am very hungry.

Kirihimete - Christmas

Kua tae ki te wa Kirihimete.
Christmas has arrived.

Nga mihi o te Kirihimete ki a koe.
Christmas greetings to you.

Meri Kirihimete ki a koe me te whanau.
Merry Christmas to you and your family.

Nga mihi nui mo te Kirihimete.
Wishing you a very happy Christmas.

Nga mihi o te Kirihimete me TeTau Hou.
A Merry Christmas and happy New Year.

Kua tae mai ra nga hararei.
The holidays have arrived.

Ko te Kirihimete i naianei.
It is Christmas time now.

Te nui o nga perehana.
What a lot of presents.

Kei hea a Hana Koko?
Where is Santa Claus?

Kua hoki a ia.
He’s gone.

Meri Kirihimete e te whanau.
Merry Christmas family.

He wa pai hei tutakitaki whanau.
It is a good time to catch up with family.

Anei o perehana.
Here are your presents.

I whiwhi paihikara au mo te Kirihimete.
I got a bike for Christmas.

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