A collaboration with Whānau Āwhina Plunket
We had the pleasure of creating 100 songs
in collaboration with Whānau Āwhina Plunket,
gratefully funded by the Ministry for Pacific Peoples, as part of the 'Pasifika Beatz' resource toolkit.
10 albums in 10 different Pacific Island languages, with 10 songs per album!
PACIFIC LANGUAGE WEEKS 2021
9-15 May, Rotuman Language Week
30 May - 5 June, Samoan Language Week
11-17 July, Kiribati Language Week
1-7 August, Cook Islands Language Week
5-11 September, Tongan Language Week
13-19 September, Māori Language Week
26 September - 2 October, Tuvaluan Language Week
3-9 October, Fijian Language Week
17-23 October, Niuean Language Week
24-30 October, Tokelauan Language Week
It's Tuvaluan Language Week!
Written by Lita Semese Simona. Used with permission.
- 2 Oct
You will find information on each of the different albums, in the slideshow below.
Check them out!! Click on the arrows to move to the next slide/language.
Each slide includes...
the song list for each album
links to listen to the album on different digital platforms (YouTube, Spotify, Apple Music, etc)
a lyric song sheet for all the songs, to download
a link to Whānau Āwhina Plunket's YouTube channel for all the action videos for each song
'Pasifika Beatz' Album Covers, Song Lists and Lyrics
(swipe to check out the rest of the ten languages...)
Download HERE the credits for the project - ngā mihi nui to all the hands that contributed to the creation of this awesome resource!
COOK ISLANDS MĀORI
Translators: Angelique Tuaputa, Letua Lotomau,
Vai Sa'u and Manava Mose
Cook Islands Māori Welcome Song
Katu, Pakuivi/Head, Shoulders (Cook Islands Māori)
Old MacDonald Had A Farm (Cook Islands Māori Animals)
Punupunu (Cook Islands Māori Shapes)
Teatea Is White (Cook Islands Māori)
Rima Little Ducks (Cook Islands Māori)
Cook Islands Māori Alphabet
My God Loves Me (Cook Islands Māori)
Little Birdy On A Tree (Cook Islands Māori)
Te Mou Rima Nei Au (Cook Islands Māori)