Māori Language Week

To celebrate Māori Language Week, we have translated a list of raceday related words and phrases so you can impress your friends next time you’re at the races!

"Jockey" - Tioke

"Horse" - Hōiho

"Winning Post" - Te Pou Toa

"Racebook" - Pukapuka pūrei reihi

"In the money" - I roto I te moni

"I love your dress/outfit" - E aroha ana ahau I tō kakahu

"Nice shoes" - He pai ō hū

"That horse is a winner" - He toa tēnā hoiho

"Don’t forget the sunscreen"- Kaua hoki e wareware I te pani ārai hihirā

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New Zealand Cup and Show Week - 11 - 18 November - Christchurch

Christmas at the Races -12 November - 24 December - Nationwide

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