Definition of haere mai in English:

haere mai

exclamation

  • Used as a Maori greeting.

    • ‘Welcome, haere mai to the first edition of the online On Campus, the electronic sister publication to the magazine.’
    • ‘I would like to welcome all the new members to the House - nau mai, haere mai.’

Origin

Maori, literally come hither.

Pronunciation:

haere mai

/ˌhʌɪrə ˈmʌɪ/