Hari Aranga!

If your whānau Easter traditions including hunting hēki, you might like to incorporate some of these phrases.

 

Rapu Hēki Aranga

Easter Egg Hunt

 

Hēki tiakarete

Chocolate egg

 

Rāpeti Aranga

Easter Bunny

 

I tae mai te Rāpeti Aranga inapō! Me rapu tātou i āna hēki.

The Easter Bunny came last night! Let's hunt for his eggs.

 

Kua rite tātou?

Are we all ready?

 

Tahi, rua, toru.... hoake!

One, two, three... let's go!

 

Kei hea ngā hēki tiakarete e huna ana?

Where are the chocolate eggs hiding?

 

Kei roto pea i te oko huarākau?

Maybe in the fruit bowl?

 

Kei muri pea i ngā ārai?

Maybe behind the curtains?

 

Kei runga pea i te paenga pukapuka?

Maybe on the bookshelf?

 

Kāo, kāore i konei.

Nope, not here.

 

Me puta tātou ki waho. Whai mai!

Let’s go outside. Follow me!

 

Kei raro pea i te rākau?

Maybe under the tree?

 

Kei roto pea i te māra?

Maybe in the garden?

 

Titiro ki korā!

Look over there!

 

Kua kite koe i tētahi!

You’ve found one!

 

E hia ngā hēki?

How many eggs are there?

 

Kaute mai.

Count them for me.

 

Kua kite rānei koe i te katoa?

Have you found them all?

 

He ______ tēnei hēki.

This egg is ______.

 

iti | nui | reka | kōura | māwhero | kahurangi | kōtingotingo

small | big | yummy | gold | pink | blue | spotty

 

He ______ kei roto i tēnei hēki.

This egg has ______ inside.

 

karamēra | māngohengohe | huanati | rare | whakapiripiri | taonga tākaro

caramel | marshmallow | coconut | lollies | stickers | a toy

 

He rāpeti te āhua o tēnei hēki.

This egg is shaped like a rabbit.

 

Tō koutou waimarie hoki!

You’re all so lucky!

 

Namunamuā!

Yummy!

 

Kia tūpato! Kei māuiui koe!

Be careful! You’ll get sick!

 

Ka nui tēnā.

That’s enough.

 

Hari Aranga!

Happy Easter!
 

Kia Ūkaipō Anō te Reo!

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