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1.1a Ata Mārie Good Morning

WE ARE LEARNING TO greet and acknowledge people and respond to greetings and acknowledgements informally and at different times of day

Curriculum: Level 1, Achievement objective 1.1 Greet, farewell and acknowledge people and respond to greetings and acknowledgements

Success criteria:  the language in this song is spoken as part of daily school life, for example morning and afternoon roll call in Te Reo Māori.

Lyrics

Translation

Ata mārie, good morning, mōrena, morning too (x2)

Kia ora, ngā mihi, hello, greetings (x2)

Ata mārie, good morning

Ahiahi mārie, good afternoon (x2)

Kia ora, ngā mihi, hello, greetings (x2)

Ahiahi mārie, good afternoon

Pō mārie, good evening (x2)

Kia ora, ngā mihi, hello, greetings (x2)

Pō mārie, good evening

Good morning, good morning, morning, morning too (x2)

Hello, greetings, hello, greetings (x2)

Good morning, good morning

Good afternoon, good afternoon (x2)

Hello, greetings, hello, greetings (x2)

Good afternoon, good afternoon

Good evening, good evening (x2)

Hello, greetings, hello, greetings (x2)

Good evening, good evening