Te Kura Te Reo

Activity 3 - Asking where someone is from and why it is important in Māori

Watch Unit 1 Scene 2 where Nui meets Sione.

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Kia ora is a friendly casual way of saying Hi, another greeting is tēnā koe (hello).

Watch He Kōrero clip to explain why "Nō hea koe?" (where are you from?) is often asked when meeting someone for the first time.

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Nō hea koe, (person's name)?

Where are you from (name)?

Nō (name of place) au.

I'm from (name of place).

Ko wai tō hoa?

Who is your friend?


Practise using these sentences.