Mihimihi

NAU MAI! MIHI MAI! 

 

Mihimihi are informal introductions at the beginning of any hui, gathering or event.

 

Everyone's mihi can be different and many different styles can be used. For learners it is often difficult to decide how/when/where/what mihi is appropriate. As a beginner you may start off with a basic simple mihimihi and as your reo progresses you may add more korero

 

 

 

First year learner

This is a short simple informal mihimihi for beginners. Click the button below, download and print. Tailor your mihi to the kaupapa of the day/ hui / gathering. You may want to translate any kupu you don't understand. Practice until you feel confident to stand and deliver your mihimihi without reading it.  

Listen to Moana and Sharee's mihimihi below:   

Second year learner

This simple informal mihimihi is aimed at those of you who have learnt a few more sentence structures and have a larger kete of vocabulary. Click the button below, download and print. Tailor your mihi to the kaupapa of the day/ hui / gathering. You may want to translate any kupu you don't understand. Practice until you feel confident to stand and deliver your mihimihi without reading it.  

Listen to Moana's mihimihi below:   

Third year plus learner

This informal mihimihi is aimed at those of you who have mastered various sentence structures and have a wealth of vocabulary at hand. Click the button below, download and print. Tailor your mihi to the kaupapa of the day/ hui / gathering. You may want to translate any kupu you don't understand. Practice until you feel confident to stand and deliver your mihimihi without reading it.  

Listen to Moana's mihimihi below: