He mihi manahau, he mihi maioha, na Te Tari Matua a Te Kōhanga Reo.

Ngā whakamānawa tonu i tenei wā, te wā momoho e noho tahi ai tātou ngā whānau.

Kia āio te rangi me te whenua, kia manawanui, kia manawa kakapa ai tātou, Meri Kirihimete.

Anei he waiata nā te whānau Whanga ara ngā “Whanga Brothers”, hei whakakoakoa, hei whakangahau, hei whakaoraora anō i tō tātou reo hihiri.  He mea tā koha e te Atua, hei oranga mō te iwi.

Hei paku whakamāramā noa, ko te ingoa o te waiata “He kōroria te Atua”. He waiata nā Kiikii Kihi no roto mai o Ngāti Māhanga Waikato Tainui.