Whānau Āwhina Plunket and Loopy Tunes have released 100 fun, upbeat and interactive kids’ songs integrating 10 different Pacific languages for the whole whanau to sing along to.

Pasifika Beatz is an exciting collaboration between Whānau Āwhina Plunket, local musicians Loopy Tunes and the Ministry for Pacific Peoples, celebrating the 10th anniversary of Auckland Plunket playgroup Pasifika Beatz.

The songs are a mix of reinterpretations and translations of nursery rhymes and traditional cultural songs, and are available (free!) in Māori, Kiribati, Cook Islands Māori, Rotuman, Samoan, Tongan, Tuvaluan, Fijian, Niuean and Tokelauan.

These catchy tunes are a great way to help children learn and preserve the Pacific languages.

Proudly funded by the Ministry for Pacific Peoples

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The Ministry for Pacific Peoples is the Crown’s principal advisor on policies and interventions aimed at improving outcomes for Pacific peoples in Aotearoa. They bring the Pacific voice, perspective and understanding to policy and initiatives.

Download and watch

Download the songs from Spotify

Download the songs from Apple Music

Dowload the lyrics sheets from Loopy Tunes

Check out the videos on YouTube

 

Here's a small selection!

Māori Alphabet 

Incy Wincy Spider (Tongan)

I Can Sing a Rainbow (Rotuman)

If You're Happy and You Know It (Kiribati)

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