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Tamaki Village Overnight Stay

Thursday 26th – 27th Feb

Today we were welcomed to Tamaki Maori Village, to learn more about their culture and spend the night in one of the traditional carved sleeping houses. 274 more words


Tamaki Wharenui within the Clan Marae

Of all the Pacifica Islanders of Polynesian descent, the Maori have been most successful in maintaining their pre European cultural traditions. Within New Zealand, particularly in the North Island and areas like Rotorua Their clan structures remain strong, each with their… 486 more words


Who's Got The Best National Anthem?


I belong to a strange tribe of mutts  – I am not one thing nor another, and had a nomadic upbringing. If you put a gun to my head I would say I am Welsh, and I do feel at home when I go back to the Mother Country, which I don’t do often enough. 266 more words


The Battle Cry

The Haka is a traditional war cry from the Maori people of New Zealand.  The war Haka was originally performed by warriors before a battle to proclaim their strength and prowess in order to intimidate the enemy.   629 more words

Homecoming Haka for missionary at SLC Airport caught on camera

SALT LAKE CITY – Emotional homecomings for missionaries who served The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are a common sight at Salt Lake City International Airport, but a video posted Wednesday shows a homecoming with a unique Maori twist. 162 more words


Maori Culture in Rotorua

We arrived in Rotorua just after 1.00pm on our second day of our New Zealand. We were transferred from our Great Sights Coach at the Agrodome to a smaller vehicle, which ferried all the passengers intending to stay in Rotorua to our designated stop. 541 more words


Waitangi Day

Brief History

Waitangi Day is New Zealand’s official national day, which celebrates the signing of the founding document of New Zealand – the Treaty of Waitangi – on 6th February, 1840. 2,796 more words

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