Tag: Maori culture

A Visitor’s Guide to Te Reo Māori

From the greetings when you first touch down (‘kia ora’ or ‘hello’) to place names such as Aotearoa (‘Land of the long white cloud’ a.k.a. New Zealand) to a national anthem sung in two languages, Te Reo Māori (the Māori language) is a part of everyday life in New Zealand. It is not as widely … Continue reading “A Visitor’s Guide to Te Reo Māori”

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What to expect at a Māori cultural experience

One of the most highly recommended things to do on a trip  to New Zealand is a Māori cultural experience. The Māori people and culture are truly unique to New Zealand so this is something you can only experience when visiting Aotearoa (the Māori name for NZ). While you will notice the Māori influence throughout … Continue reading “What to expect at a Māori cultural experience”

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