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What a Send-off!

The above video was taken at the funeral of a teacher at a boys’ school in New Zealand. All that yelling and stomping is called a “haka”–a uniquely New Zealand way of paying tribute to a person or an occasion. 223 more words

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PNBHS Haka for Mr. Dawson Tamatea's Funeral Service

My Dear Friends,

I came across this video today and I just had to share it with; you as to me it shows the total respect these school kids had for their formal teacher and also the awesome power of the Haka and the deep routed spiritual beliefs of the Maori people. 148 more words

Spiritual

Andrew Bogut And Australia Are Completely Unfazed By New Zealand's Epic Haka

Andrew Bogut and Matthew Dellavedova have forged successful NBA careers utilizing on-court tactics many considering borderline unsportsmanlike. The Golden State Warriors’ center is among the most overtly physical players in basketball, while the Cleveland Cavaliers guard frequently toes the line between relentless hustle and targeted dives. 187 more words

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All Black Legend

Why do we look for heroes? It is because we feel less than perfect and hence we are always seeking a source of perfection. A person who can do it better than we can; a person who offers us an example of what we can do or achieve when we try. 868 more words

Rotorua

It’s been a hectic two days since we last checked in but I’m glad for it because it looks like the heavy, day ruining rain has finally caught up with us. 1,017 more words

Travel

STORMSHIELD PRESENTS THE HAKA PROJECT AT DEF CON 2015

Every year, the best of Hackers’ world finds shelter at the famous hacking convention DEF CON at Paris/Bally’s in Las Vegas (USA).

During the 23rd edition, visitors will as always enjoy a multitude of fun activities such as games, contests, workshops and many more. 249 more words

Events

Farewell Haka

Some non-kiwis may have seen the haka performed, possibly before a sports event where a NZ national team is represented. Perhaps the most famous haka is that performed by the All Blacks (our national rugby team), “ 234 more words

New Zealand