Kaiāwhina / Support Staff
Te manu ka kai i te miro, nōna te ngahere.
The bird that partakes of the miro berry reigns in the forest.
Te manu ka kai i te matauranga, nōna te ao.
The bird that partakes of the power of knowledge has access to the world.
He mihi whanui, he mihi maioha ki a koutou katoa kua tae mai.
This is a widespread greeting of welcome to you all that have arrived.
Nō reira huri noa i pūmanawa o Haeata.
To everyone gathered within the beating heart of Haeata.