Pacific language videos: Cook Islands

03 Aug, 2021
A screenshot from the video showing a man with a vertical line down the centre of his body.

It’s Cook Islands Language Week in Aotearoa from 1 August to 7 August, and episode four of this year’s AUT Pacific Language Week video series has been released.

Narrated in Te Reo Māori Kuki ‘Airani (Cook Islands Māori Language), the video takes a look at the warning signs of stroke. These include one side of the face sagging, sudden weakness in an arm, and speech difficulties.

View our Cook Islands Language Week video below to find out more about the signs of stroke and what you can do to reduce your risk of developing stroke.

Check out the AUT Stroke Riskometer™ app

The video encourages the use of the free Stroke Riskometer mobile app developed by Professor Valery Feigin, Professor Feigin, Director of the National Institute for Stroke and Applied Neurosciences at AUT, to assess their individual risk of stroke and undertake efforts to reduce the risk. The app also been endorsed by the World Stroke Organisation, the World Heart Foundation, the World Federation of Neurology, and the European Stroke Organisation.

Release dates

To watch each video in the 2021 AUT Pacific Language Videos: ‘Busting the myths around stroke’ as it is launched, follow the ‘Pacific at AUT’ Facebook page or watch on YouTube. The AUT Pacific Language Weeks project is supported by the Pacific Media Network.

  • Tonga Language Week: Sunday 5 September – Saturday 11 September 2021
  • Tuvalu Language Week: Sunday 26 September – Saturday 02 October 2021
  • Fijian Language Week: Sunday 3 October – Saturday 9 October 2021
  • Niue Language Week: Sunday 17 October – Saturday 23 October 2021
  • Tokelau Language Week: Sunday 24 October – Saturday 30 October 2021

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