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- Song and dance about the haka. Hutchings., Gerard // Bulletin with Newsweek;07/23/96, Vol. 116 Issue 6030, p84
Focuses on New Zealand's All Blacks rugby football team's performance of the Maori tradition of Ka Mate as part of training. Background on Ka Mate; Effect of the Ka Mate on the team's performance.
- MATARIKI EVENTS. // Metro (NZ);Jun2011, Issue 354, p132
A calendar of events in New Zealand in June 2011 is presented, which includes a poetry reading event "Matariki and the New Stars," a workshop "Matariki Art Workshops ," and book fair "Red Cross Book Fair ."
- Take a journey into the Maori way of life. James, Lisa // Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals;8/25/2003, Issue 1682, p69
Visiting a Marae and eating a traditional Maori meal, is slowly becoming a must-do on a New Zealand itinerary. Tourism New Zealand is so keen to push Maori experience that the hongi greeting is being used on its 100% Pure campaign, showing a Maori elder touching noses and foreheads with a young...
- Finding a meaning beyond the face. // Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals;8/25/2003, Issue 1682, p69
Tattoos or "ta moko" as Maori call them, are a historical record, as of August 25, 2003. Maori people had no written language and so stories were told over ages through drawings. Each ta moko design is unique, telling the tale of the bearer's family and their tribal affiliations. Intended as a...
- Holding on to Objects in Motion: Two MÄori Musical Instruments in the Peabody Essex Museum. MACKINTOSH, LUCY // Material Culture Review;Spring2012, Issue 74/75, p86
The article discusses the history of two MÄori flutes housed in the collections of the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts. According to the author, the stories of these flutes illustrate the transmission of commodities, people, and ideas between Europeans and Polynesians and disrupt...
- Guest Column: Roundtable on the Future of the Humanities in a Fragmented World. Morrison, Toni // PMLA: Publications of the Modern Language Association of America;May2005, Vol. 120 Issue 3, p715
Presents several articles discussing the future role of humanities in society. Views of Toni Morrison on the significance of scholarship in the field of humanities; Insights of Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak on the impact of globalization on languages and the role of culture of convenience on...
- PUAKA AND MATARIKI: THE MÄ€ORI NEW YEAR. WILLIAMS, JIM // Journal of the Polynesian Society;Mar2013, Vol. 122 Issue 1, p7
Recent years have seen the emergence of regular activities, each June in New Zealand, to coincide with what is usually referred to as"The MÄori New Year", generally known as "Matariki". However, within my tribal area, as well as in a number of others, the term "Puaka" was used instead. The...
- Intersections: A Journey. Baglow, John // Anthropologica;2013, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p455
This exercise in authoethnography is divided into two parts: first, an impressionistic account of a journey to New Zealand/Aotearoa by the author and his family to scatter the ashes of his partner at Cape Reinga (Te Rerenga Wairua) in a Maori ceremony, and second an analysis of the first part,...
- DALE DOES DEUTSCHLAND. Irvin, Dale // Financial & Insurance Meetings;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p96
A personal narrative is presented which discussed the author's trip to Germany.