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Fijian Language Week

Sunday 08/10/2023

Macawa ni vosa vakaviti / Fijian language week is Sunday 8 October - Saturday 14 October this year. The week celebrates the language and culture of Fijian Kiwis and is an opportunity to connect and develop a deeper understanding of the language and culture of Fiji. This year’s theme for Macawa ni Vosa Vakaviti / Fijian Language Week is Me vakabulabulataki, vakamareqeti, ka vakaqaqacotaki na vosa vakaviti, meaning Nurture, Preserve and Sustain the Fijian language.

Here are some basics for beginners who are keen to start their journey getting acquainted with the Fijian language:

Hello                     Bula / Ni sa bula vinaka

Good morning      Yadra

Thank you            Vinaka

Yes                        Io

No                         Sega       

Goodbye               Moce mada / Ni sa moce


Visit the official NZ Fijian Language Week Facebook page for the latest information and events.




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