MAORI LANGUAGE WEEK GROCERY LIST

With Te-Reo set to be compulsory in primary and intermediate schools by the year 2025, New Zealand is making much-needed progress towards embracing the country’s cultural identity. To celebrate Maori language week, SupermarketNews has put together a list of popular supermarket items with their Maori name translations.

 

Apple – Aporo

 

Chicken – Heihei

 

Egg – Heki

 

Fish – Ika

 

 

 

Milk – Miraka

 

Cheese – Tihi

 

Nut – Nati

 

Beef – Pīwhi

 

Water – Kātao

 

Flour – Puehu parāoa

 

Sugar – Huka

 

Orange – Ārani