Cook Islands Language Week – Te ‘epetoma o te reo Māori Kūki ‘Āirani

Cook Islands Language Week - Te 'epetoma o te reo Māori Kūki ‘Āirani

Cook Islands Language Week  'Epetoma ō te reo Māori Kūki ‘Āirani celebrates the languages spoken by the people of the Cook Islands; Cook Islands Māori, the Western Polynesian language Pukapuka, and the distinctive mixture of Cook Islands Māori and English spoken by the people of Palmerston Island. Cook Islands Māori has a number of distinct dialects, the most widely used of which is Rarotongan.

2020 Cook Islands Language Week is on from Sunday 2 August to Saturday 8 August.

Teia te tumu tāpura - Theme for 2020:

Kia pūāvai tō tātou reo Māori Kūki ‘Āirani i Aotearoa.
That the Cook Islands Māori language may blossom throughout New Zealand.

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