- Use only first names in your mihi.
Greetings to you all
Thank you to our creator
Thank you to those who have passed away
Thank you to the living
The breath of life!
_____maungarei_________ is my mountain
______tamaki________ is my river
_______Waitemata _______ is my sea
______Ruapotaka ________ is my marae
Glen Innes is the land in which I live
____Martin__________ is my father. He is from _____Cook island_________.
______Iva________ is my mother. She is from ____Cook island__________.
My name is __Marie____________.
I live in ____Glen innes__________.
I am ____nine__________ years old.
So, to our distinguished guests, students, teachers, elders, a warm and heartfelt greeting
Here is our school’s motto, “To strive to succeed”
So, greetings to you all
Tēnā koutou katoa!
Mihi ki te Atua
Mihi ki te Mate
Mihi ki te Ora
Tihei mauri ora!
Ko Maungarei te maunga
Ko Tamaki te awa
Ko Waitemata te moana
Ko Ruapotaka te marae
Ko Uke Toia te papa
Ko __Martin____________ tōku pāpā, nō _____Cook island_________ ia
Ko _____Iva_________ tōku māmā, nō ______Cook island________ ia
Ko _____Marie_________ tōku ingoa
Ko ________Glen innes______ tōku kainga noho
Tekau mā ____iwa__________ ōku tau
E ngā manuhiri tuārangi, ngā tauira, kaiako, kaumātua, he mihi nui, he mihi aroha
Anei he kōrero a te kura, “Whaiā kia eke”
Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa