In celebration of Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o te reo Māori, take a few moments to learn a few terms to use in the kitchen, in service, when delivering takeaways or when purchasing from one of our stores or showrooms. Below you will find a handful of useful kitchen and cooking terms translated to te reo to get you started.
|Kitchen Terms||Kupu Kāuta|
|Cook or Bake||Tunua|
|Have you seasoned it?||Kua totehia?|
|Garnish||Kīnaki / Whakarākei|
|It's time to serve||Ko te wā tuari|
|That looks great||He āhua reka tēnā|
|That tastes great||He reka tēnā|
|Wash your hands||Horoia ngā ringa / Horoia ō koutou ringa|
|Reheat cooked food||Whakatāmahana|
You can also be part of one in a million by joining Te Wā Tuku Reo Māori – a Māori language moment that aims to bring together 1 million New Zealanders "speaking, singing and celebrating te reo at the same time". You can sign up online with your staff, colleagues or for those still locked down at home.
Ngā mihi/Thank you