Niue Language Week

15 - 21 October 2023

Fakaalofa lahi atu, it's Faahi Tapu he Vagahau Niue | Niue Language Week! 

This year’s theme is Fakatūleva e Vagahau Niue mo e Tau Aga Fakamotu ma e Tau Atuhau, which means - Sustain Niue Language and Culture for Future Generations.

What's happening around campus

When What Where
All week Sharing of Niue language, stories and culture via student communications, social media and online platforms  
Aho Gohua 16 Okotova | Monday 16 October Check out the Niue mural Porirua Campus Library foyer
Aho Lotu 18 Okotova | Wednesday 18 October Join our Vagahau Niue | Niue Language quiz and enjoy some light refreshments Petone campus, 12pm
Aho Tukotu 19 Okotova | Thursday 19 October Printmaking activity plus create beautiful hair accessories with light refreshments Porirua Library, 12pm

Simple words and phrases

Encourage the use of Niue Vagahau by adding these words into your day-to-day conversation:

  • Fakaalofa lahi atu - Hello
  • Malolō nakai? - How are you?
  • Malolō fakaaue - I'm good, thank you
  • Fakaaue lahi - Thank you very much
  • Koe kia - Goodbye

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Keep an eye out on the Ministry of Pacific People's website for Niue events happening in the community!

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