All ‘Phrases of the Week’ have an audio file available to assist the public to learn how to pronounce each phrase.  Audio files are found here with PDF posters containing a QR code to the audio file.

Please note that we have had to change the audio locations so old QR codes will not work from 4 December onwards.  Please download a new QR code poster.

Kupu   Listen Download
18 Jul: Ka nui tēnā, e te tau. That's enough, my darling. mp3 [mp3, 72 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
11 Jul: Whiua te pōro ki a Te Aomihia. throw the ball to Te Aomihia. mp3 [mp3, 72 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
04 Jul: Homai te piu, e Te Ākauroa. Give me the skipping rope, Te Ākauroa. mp3 [mp3, 76 KB] pdf [pdf, 123 KB]
27 Jun: Ki a Māmā, me te aroha nui, nā Emākoau. To Mum, with love, from Emākoau. mp3 [mp3, 118 KB] pdf [pdf, 123 KB]
13 Jun: Kia tika te noho, e te tau. Sit properly, my darling. mp3 [mp3, 64 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
06 Jun: He pai ki a koe te pānui pukapuka? Do you like to read books? mp3 [mp3, 77 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
20 Jun: E oma, e te tau! Run, my darling! mp3 [mp3, 56 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
30 May: Whakahokia ngā pukapuka. Put the books away. mp3 [mp3, 57 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
23 May: Mōrena, e Te Rākaherea! Good morning, Te Rākaherea! mp3 [mp3, 71 KB] pdf [pdf, 123 KB]
16 May: Kino kē koe, e te tau! You are awesome, my darling! mp3 [mp3, 65 KB] pdf [pdf, 124 KB]
09 May: Whakamaua tō tātua, e te tau. Fasten your belt, my darling. mp3 [mp3, 74 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
02 May: Kia toru ngā momo hua rākau. [Choose] Three pieces of fruit. mp3 [mp3, 61 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
25 Apr: He aha hei tina māu, e te tau? What would you like for lunch, my darling? mp3 [mp3, 84 KB] pdf [pdf, 123 KB]
18 Apr: Ka heru i ō makawe, e te tau. Brush your hair, my darling. mp3 [mp3, 68 KB] pdf [pdf, 123 KB]
11 Apr: Kei te haere koe ki te kura āpōpō. You're going to school tomorrow. mp3 [mp3, 80 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
04 Apr: Ka nui taku aroha mōu, e te tau! I love you very much, my darling! mp3 [mp3, 86 KB] pdf [pdf, 123 KB]
28 Mar: Kuhuna ō kākahu moe. Put your pyjamas on. mp3 [mp3, 65 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
21 Mar: Nāu tenei i tuhi? Did you draw this? mp3 [mp3, 51 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
14 Mar: Tirohia tēnei pikitia ātaahua! Look at this beautiful picture! mp3 [mp3, 85 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
07 Mar: Whakarongo mai, e te tau. Listen here, my darling. mp3 [mp3, 58 KB] pdf [pdf, 120 KB]
29 Feb: Horoia ō ringaringa. Wash your hands. mp3 [mp3, 61 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
22 Feb: Wetekina ō hū. Take off your shoes. mp3 [mp3, 51 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
15 Feb: Me hoki ki te kāinga. Let's return [go back] home. mp3 [mp3, 63 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
08 Feb: He aha koe e kata nā, e te tau? Why are you laughing, my darling? mp3 [mp3, 71 KB] pdf [pdf, 123 KB]
01 Feb: Tatari mai i konā, e te tau. Wait there, my darling. mp3 [mp3, 70 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
25 Jan: Māku koe e āwhina. I will help you. mp3 [mp3, 48 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
18 Jan: E heke, e te tau! Get down, my darling! mp3 [mp3, 61 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
11 Jan: Kei te aha koe? What are you doing? mp3 [mp3, 45 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
21 Dec: Kia tūpato, e te tau. Be careful, my darling. mp3 [mp3, 63 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
14 Dec: Kei hea tō koti? Where is your coat? mp3 [mp3, 48 KB] pdf [pdf, 123 KB]
07 Dec: Tīkina tō pōtae. Fetch your hat. mp3 [mp3, 54 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
30 Nov: Kei te haere au ki te hokomaha. I'm going to the supermarket. mp3 [mp3, 69 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
23 Nov: Kua toru ō tau ināianei! You're three now! mp3 [mp3, 70 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
16 Nov: Kua pakeke haere koe, e te tau! You're growing up, my darling! mp3 [mp3, 73 KB] pdf [pdf, 123 KB]
09 Nov: E moe, e te tau. Go to sleep, my darling. mp3 [mp3, 58 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
02 Nov: Kei te hiamoe koe? Are you tired/sleepy? mp3 [mp3, 51 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
26 Oct: Tō kakara hoki! You smell lovely! mp3 [mp3, 60 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
19 Oct: Kua mā katoa koe! You are completely clean! mp3 [mp3, 61 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
12 Oct: Me horoi koe, e te tau! You should wash, my darling! mp3 [mp3, 67 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
05 Oct: Kei te mahana te wai? Is the water warm? mp3 [mp3, 47 KB] pdf [pdf, 123 KB]
28 Sept: Tirohia tēnei puku nui! Look at this big tummy! mp3 [mp3, 79 KB] pdf [pdf, 123 KB]
21 Sept: Kua kī tō puku? Is your tummy full? mp3 [mp3, 46 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
14 Sept: Kei te hiakai koe? Are you hungry? mp3 [mp3, 47 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
07 Sept: Kei te mamae tō puku? Is your tummy sore? mp3 [mp3, 54 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
31 Aug: Kei te mākū koe? Are you wet? mp3 [mp3, 44 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
24 Aug: Kaua e tangi, e te tau. Don't cry, my darling. mp3 [mp3, 57 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
17 Aug: I au tō moe, e te tau? Did you have a good sleep, my darling? mp3 [mp3, 75 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
10 Aug: Kua oho mai koe. You're awake. mp3 [mp3, 44 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
03 Aug: Tō ātaahua hoki! You're so beautiful! mp3 [mp3, 57 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]
27 July: Haramai, e te tau! Come here, my darling! mp3 [mp3, 45 KB] pdf [pdf, 122 KB]

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