Learn some Māori phrases to use when meeting people.
Greetings to one
Tēnā koe (formal), Kia ora (informal)
Greetings to two
Tēnā kōrua (formal), Kia ora kōrua (informal)
Greetings to three or more
Tēnā koutou (formal), Kia ora koutou (informal)
Greetings to a friend
Tēnā koe e hoa (formal), Kia ora e hoa (informal)
Ata mārie (formal), mōrena (informal)
Kia ora rawa atu
Can I have a coffee, please?
He kawhe koa
All the best
Noho ora mai
See you tomorrow
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