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Adult learners learning Cook Islands Māori reo in Porirua This film clip from Tagata Pasifika describes how adults of Cook Island descent are learning Kūki ‘Airini so they can pass on the knowledge to their own children.

Digistore resource – Kia Orāna (from Kiwi Kidsongs)Kia Orāna is a Cook Islands song of welcome, featuring the flowers of Rarotonga. Please note that you need to join and log in to Digistore to access resources.

Inclusive Education Guides for Schools – Supporting Pasifika students This guide focuses on inclusive teaching and learning strategies that can be used in the classroom to create a more effective learning environment for all Pasifika students.

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In other words, there’s no incentive for them to make the experience speedy.Information sourced from The Cook Islands Māori Language Guidelines.The Pasifika Education Plan emphasises the importance of connecting and responding to the identities, languages, and cultures of each Pasifika group in schools.• Aitutaki • Ātiu, Ma‘uke, and Miti‘āro (Ngāpūtoru) • Mangaia • Manihiki and Rakahanga • Rarotonga• Tongareva (Penrhyn).The dialect of Rarotonga is the most widely used and standardised dialect, both in the Cook Islands and within Cook Islands communities in New Zealand. So search the 100,000's of online singles seeking family-oriented matches for love, romance and marriage.