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FM, BM Nuis

Ngā Kīrehu o…

Victor Manawatu (Tumuaki):
“That’s beauuuuuuuuutiful…!”

Usually said when one is appreciative of a person or thing or kaupapa. Though it has also been used in occasions when one is at loss for words during an awkward silence following a suggestion. Like in meetings.

Ani Racheal McGarvey (Āpiha Ākonga):
“Sooooooooooooooo…what are YOU up to?”

Usually used as a way of finding out what a person is up to. However, it is also used as a starting conversation for not what the person is doing, but what they will be doing due to the approaching demand of the person who asked the question.

Mariana Whareaitu (Āpiha Pāpāho)

Usually used as confirmation of a request, suggestion or recommendation. However, it can also be used as a non-committal response or in lieu of ‘chur’.

Taawhana Chadwick (ex-Āpiha Pāpāho)
“Love you long time!”

Usually said affectionately as parting words. However, it can also be used as parting words in a manner of fobbing off responsibility to
someone else.


Ngāi Tauira elections were held before the mid-term break and the following people were (re)elected on to the Executive Board. Tēnā, ānei ngā māngai hou mō Ngāi Tauira:

Tumuaki | President
Victor Manawatu

Tumuaki Tuarua-Mātauranga | Vice President-Education
Maria Williams

Tumuaki Tuarua-Hauora | Vice President-Health
Jamie Winiata

Kaituhi | Secretary
Jenna-Faith Allan

Kaitiaki Pūtea | Treasurer
Mandy Leckie

Āpiha Tikanga | Reo & Tikanga Officer
Joanna Morgan

Āpiha Pāpāho | Media Officer
Mariana Whareaitu

Āpiha Whakangāhau | Social & Events Officer
Lashania Fraser

Āpiha Pūtea | Funding & Scholarships Officer
Dayna Eggeling

Āpiha Hākinakina | Sports Officer
Natalie Goldsmith

Āpiha Ākonga | Undergraduate Officer
Ani Racheal McGarvey

He mihi nunui tēnei ki a koutou mā i takahi i tēnei ara tiatia i te tau kua pahure ake nei. Ka tika nā o koutou whakapau werawera kua whai hua ngā tauira o tēnei whare wānanga. Tēnā koutou katoa.

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