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Exams, Rugby, and the Haka

My study abroad program at Auckland University of Technology is coming to an abrupt end. I left for New Zealand just about four and a half months ago, and time has gone by seemingly in the blink of an eye. 836 more words

Aztecs Abroad

835. Dean Lane skate park (58)

This is an unusual and surreal piece by an unusual artist. I don’t really know too much about him, but I know he has been spraying down at Dean Lane for a considerable number of years. 68 more words


A Few Thoughts on Mainland Luaus

I actually think it’s really cute and fun when people have “luaus” or Hawaii-themed parties on the mainland. I’m a Hawaiian girl through and through, and even though these kind of events are pretty fake (involving synthetic leis and overly bright aloha shirts) and not even culturally accurate, I love that the concept of “Hawaii” brings out something special in everyone. 1,285 more words


Inappropriate gesture in Blues haka

I didn’t see the Blues haka preceding last night’s game against the Lions, but Missy points out a very poorly considered gesture in the haka – throat slitting. 650 more words


Please Enjoy 'Game of Thrones' Star Jason Momoa Doing a Traditional Dance

While Jason Momoa is filming Aquaman, the beloved Game of Thrones star found time during his schedule to perform a haka for his friend, Mark Hunt, a mixed martial artist from New Zealand who’s known as “The Super Samoan.” 267 more words



a large island nation located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean

I think i should start be showing you why New-Zealand is inspiring me so much . 1,413 more words


‘Game of Thrones’ alum Jason Momoa supports UFC star Mark Hunt with Haka

UFC star Mark “Super Samoan” Hunt, 43, took to Facebook on May 28, Sunday, to share a video of his friends performing the traditional Haka warrior chant. 294 more words