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Maori Language and Culture

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The Maori people are the native people of New Zealand. They were also the original speakers of the Maori language, one of New Zealand's official languages. Descendants of the Maori people are found throughout New Zealand. In this category, there are questions relating to this people's culture, history and language.
kia pai te ra .
The native people of New Zealand are the Maori people. Some famousmodern day Maori people include Apirana Ngata and Stephen Kearney.
The Maori were the first people to inhabit New Zealand.
James busby translated the treaty into Maori so they could sign the treaty and read it properly.
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On the 6th of feb, 1840
Melayo Polynesian is a racial stock i.e the brown race and they are islandic people. They Malayo Ploynesians are the original people of Madagascar (in the West) to Taiwan ( North) up to Hawaii ( East) and New Zealand (South).
Everybody goes up north and see the stars and celebrate the 3 bags of knowledge that tane had to rescue for the lord
I'm Sorry You Can't Spell That Name In Maori
It's kei te pehea koe. Pronounced - kay (kei) te pear (pe) hare (hea) queer (koe).
Maori people are found all throughout the North and South islands of New Zealand, there could also be some Maori people in other countries, but the primary population is in New Zealand.
the document of the treaty of waitangi was established in new zealand English
Since New Zealand has a lot of maoris in the country aoetearoa means New Zealand in Maori
\nRua "pit", pehu "to explode"\n. \nor translation - pit of noise or exploding pit.
Karakia = prayer/chant Timatanga = starting/beginning Karakia timatanga = opening prayer (used to open meetings or start the day etc.)
There are 8 different types of haka . There are 4 varieties of poi . There are numerous forms of waiata-a-ringa, moteatea, whakaeke, whakawatea and haka whakawhiti. . All of these are components of a kapa haka performance.
The translation I have seen is as follows: Matai - Watching or gazing intently at the sea.
Inanahi ra is Maori for yesterday.
Ema There is a list of Pakeha/Maori transliterations for names here: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~sooty/Pakehamaori.html
Waikato (personal noun) collective name of the tribes living in the Waikato Basin. Also the name of the river from which they take their name.
Hone Heke was the first to sign captain William Hobson
Probably cannot help you out much. Canberra is an Aboriginal word meaning "meeting place" in English.
Roto has two meanings. The first is 'lake'. The second is referring to the inside or interior of something.
Ki te ingoa o te Matua, o te Tamaiti, o te Wairua Tapu. Āmene..
Wha rau ma tahi. Wha (four) rau (hundred) ma tahi (and one).
The Maori word for talk is "Korero". Kōrero.
In which context, please? Because it can translate as 'that (specific) canoe', but there are a lot of less literal (and probably more relevant) alternatives.
Hawaiki... hawaiki is the mythical homeland that all Maori believe they come from, Kupe was the first to come to Aotearoa (NZ)
New Zealanders. Pākehā are New Zealanders who are not of Māori blood lines. Usually used in reference to New Zealanders of European descent.
North Island in Maori is Te Ika a Maui.
I think you've got it.....
The Maori were the first peoples to come to New Zealand. And they ate birds, berries, fruits, fish and vegetables.
This may seem unlikely but Hone Heke was my great great great great grandfather he had two children both to his first wife ono riria (means lydia in english) He had a son Hoani and a Daughter Marianne .
"Kei Whangarei toku kainga noho" means: Whangarei is where I live.
Answer Wherever you see colonization (from British, French, Portuguese,Spanish or Dutch), you will find that the indigenous people suffer.Look what has happened to the American native people, and Canada'sFirst People and the Aborigines of Australia. Exactly the samething happened in Aoteaora-New...
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to play with something 'Ko koe he tutu' you are a fiddler. 'Kaua e tutu' Dont fiddle around (or - dont touch)
tutu: be inquisitive, to 'tinker' with things, be mischievous
Yes, Luke McAllister is a New Zealand Maori.
normally 'tena koutou, tena koutou, tena koutou katoa' will give the expression of 'Thank you for listening to my speech'. Means thank you all greatly.
From Maori language. There are two versions for the Maori days of the week. One with maori language words and the other which is derived from the English eg Ratu, Ratapu, Rapare vs Mane, Ture, Wenere etc
e whai ahau he Paua ' literally means 'I have a Paua!
Te Rotorua Nui A Kahumatamomoe is the Maori name for Lake Rotorua.
The saying Tihei mauri ora comes from when Hineahuone (the first made woman) had life breathed into her. The tihei is like the sneeze when a child is born, the mauri is the force and the ora is the life.
Maori is not a religion. Maori are the indigenous people of New Zealand !
I believe god means 'Ra'. ==2== Atua is the Maori word for God. Ra is the Sun God.
Spirit = Wairua. God = Atua
He pī e wheowheo ana
New Zealand is a hot spot because of the beautiful scenery and mostly friendly locals.
Unlike the Chilean term Roto, in English Roto is used to modify other words to indicate rotation. For example, Rototiller is a self-propelled cultivator that tills the earth with rotating tines. So in this case it means to rotate. In another case there is a company the cleans the roots out of...
It would be the literature written by and about Maoris that is experiencing a rebirth
I think so but i think pirates stole the land.
Ruru (morepork) is an owl that is native to New Zealand.
In Maori, "wai" can mean water, juice, or liquid.
it means ' Who is that girl (over there)?' can be different though, 'ra' indicates away from the listener and speaker.
Maraea and Hamuera Ngarimu.
several ways of saying that ; 'Kia pai tou mutunga wiki!' means have a good weekend; 'Kia pai rawa tou mutunga wiki' means have a really great weekend; where i am from (ngapuhi) you would say 'Ka nui te pai o tou mutunga wiki'.