Māori Roots

Haere mai

Welcome

   
Ko Ruapehu te maunga      
Ruapehu the mountain
Ko Whanganui te awa
Whanganui the river
Ko Te Atihaunui A Pāpārangi te iwi
Atihaunui A Pāpārangi the tribe
Ko Ngāti Hau te hapū
Ngāti Hau the sub tribe
Ko Huriano Puarata Menehira rāua
Huriano Puarata Menehira my Father  
Ko Joan Marie Waetford oku matua
Joan Waetford my Mother
Ko Mākuini Puarata Menehira Wright ahau
Mākuini Puarata Menehira Wright
Ko David Wright toku hoa rangatira
David Wright my Husband
Ko Celena Amiria to maua tamahine
Celena Amiria my Daughter
Tena tatou katoa
Greetings to all
Ko au te Awa ko te Awa ko Au
I am the River and the River is Me