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  1. May 22,  · This is part of the te wero (the challenge), where tribal warriors perform intimidating gestures whilst sizing up the visitors during the welcome ritual, to decide if .
  2. As well as the words one would expect in a traditional dictionary, Te Aka has encyclopaedic entries including the names of plants and animals (especially native and endemic species), stars, planets and heavenly bodies, important Māori people, key ancestors of traditional narratives, tribal groups and ancestral canoes. Māori names for institutions, country names, place names and other proper.
  3. Maori, member of a Polynesian people of New Zealand. To most Maori, being Maori means recognizing and venerating their Maori ancestors, having claims to family land, and having a right to be received as taangata whenua (‘people of the land’) in the village of their ancestors.
  4. Kiri Te Kanawa: the soprano with the voice of an angel was adopted by a Maori family but she herself is part Maori. Without a doubt, she’s the most famous Newzealander alive! Jemaine Clement: the musician and actor, who’s gotten his worldwide notoriety thanks to the TV series “Flight of the Concords”, is also part Maori and grew up in.
  5. Since our ancestors migrated here from Polynesia, people have played a central role in our culture. When someone visits, you are expected to show hospitality and respect. At Te Puia, it's part of our culture to welcome, guide, feed and entertain you, and treat you like part of the family.
  6. Jan 24,  · Te Karanga (Welcome Call). Before entering the Maori location, echoes of the traditional Maori welcome call is heard across the courtyard. This invites the bride and groom to the sacred land. Te Powhiri (Traditional Song and Dance). After entering the village, a traditional song and dance for the bridal party is performed by the local tribe.
  7. The photograph above shows the porch of a Maori storehouse (pataka) which is in the National Museum in Copenhagen. It is one of the most beautiful ones which have survived, and is very old. Pataka were made in all shapes and sizes; many were not carved, or else had only a little carving or painting.
  8. The English artist and explorer George French Angas sketched these pātaka (storehouses) in the early s. The two elaborately carved structures were in the Taupō region. They are likely to have been used for storing the food or other possessions of a chief or other important members of the.
  9. Dec 01,  · The Musket Wars, which took place between Maori tribes from to , spelled further disaster within this community. Currently, about 15% of the population of New Zealand is comprised by members of the Maori people. Te Reo Maori, a language closely related to Tahitian and Hawaiian languages, is the traditional tongue of the Maoris.

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