Kia ora – Hello, hi, greetings; term of acknowledgement or thanks
Nau mai – welcome
Haere mai – Welcome! Enter!
Haere rā – farewell, goodbye (from someone staying)
Ka kite – see you again, see you soon (informal)
Tēnā koutou – formal greeting to more than two people
Mōrena – good morning
Pōmarie – goodnight or good evening
Aroha – compassion, tenderness, sustaining love
Tapu – sacred, not to be touched, to be avoided because sacred, taboo
Taonga – treasured possessions or cultural items; anything precious
Whānau – family
Tamariki – children
Iwi – people, nation: modern usage, tribal bones
Moana – sea, or large inland ‘sea’, e.g., Taupō
Maunga – mountain
Wai – water
Tomo – cave or hole in ground
Kai – food.
*Source NZ History Website
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Wine lovers take note This tour ( Gourmet Wine and Food ) exceeded all expectations. Steve, our guide and driver, was superb. His commentary was informative and interesting. The van was comfortable and immaculately prepared, The wineries we visited were all top notch and the service got there...
Pining F, New Zealand
Thank you to the team at Ananda Tours for a wonderful experience on Saturday, 17 October 2020. We had our company retreat for the year with nearly 70 guests and everything from the booking, to meeting us all at the ferry terminal, to the different wineries, delicious breakfast and...
Rene Beukes - Safari Group
If you want to spend an amazing day on Waiheke then this is for you. Had a really fun and memorable tour. What did you enjoy the most? Great wines and food pairings, knowledgeable guide, and a variety of locations.
GetYourGuide traveler, New Zealand