Te Marae

Te Marae : A Guide to Customs and Protocol

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A guide - complete with glossary - to customs, protocol and etiquette for visitors to New Zealand marae. Hiwi and Pat Tauroa outline the sequence of events that begins when visitors arrive at the gates of a marae and ends with their departure. Appropriate behaviour is described at each stage; the spiritual background is explained; and a selection of waiata (songs), karakia (prayers) and mihi (greetings) are provided for the visitor who wishes to make correct responses. There is also a moving personal account of the marae that have played an important role in Hiwi Tauroa's life.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 134 x 209 x 9mm | 208g
  • Penguin Group (NZ)
  • Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • 0143202421
  • 9780143202424
  • 96,365

About Hiwi Tauroa

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