Te Marae: A Guide To Customs And Protocol

Author: Pat Tauroa; Hiwi Tauroa
Homepage_9780143202424

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  • : $23.00(NZD)
  • : 9780143202424
  • : Penguin Group (NZ)
  • : Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd
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  • : April 2009
  • : 136x210mm
  • : 25.0
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  • : books

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  • : Pat Tauroa; Hiwi Tauroa
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  • : Paperback
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  • : 305.89/9442
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  • : 168
  • : Bxw photographs and illustrations
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Barcode 9780143202424
9780143202424

Description

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.

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