Fiji Language Week - Macawa Ni Vosa Vakaviti 2016

3 October 2016

Fiji Language Week - Macawa Ni Vosa Vakaviti

Bula, Fijian Language Week starts on Monday 3rd October 2016 and this year the University of Waikato Library are running a competition to celebrate and promote the language!

Get Involved and Learn the Language

Here's some words and phrases you can try:

  • Hello – Ni sa bula (nee sahm boola) or bula (mboola) for short
  • Goodbye – Ni sa moce (nee sa mo-they)
  • Good morning – Ni sa yadra (nee sa yandra)
  • Yes – Io (ee-o)
  • No – Sega (senga)
  • Please – Yalo vinaka (yalo vee-nahka)
  • Excuse me – Tolou (too low)
  • Thank you – Vinaka (vee-nahka)

Note: The above list was retrieved for the Ministry of Education website. See Fiji Language Week for more resources and information.

Competition Time!

Complete the Word Search to Win!

Have a go at our Facebook competition to win a Belkin MIX IT RockStar 6600MAH Portable Power Bank (Silver)!

Would you find a Belkin MIX IT RockStar 6600MAH Portable Power Bank (Silver) useful? Well here is your chance to win your very own!

All you have to do is find and circle 11 Fijian words and phrases in the Word Search. Download and print the word search, or grab a hardcopy from the Fijian Language Week display on Level 2 of the Student Centre from Monday 3rd – Friday 7th October 2016.

To be in to win, you must place your entry into the box provided at the Fijian Language Week display.

A draw will take place and the winner will be announced on the Library - University of Waikato Facebook page on Friday 7th October 2016 at 12:00pm, so make sure you get your entries in before 11am!

Vanuinui Vinaka! Goodluck!