Te Marae A Guide to Customs and Protocol

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Te Marae A Guide to Customs and Protocol

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Te Marae A Guide to Customs and Protocol
By Hiwi and Pat Tauroa

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.

paperback, 2009, 168 pages, excellent condition