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Manaakitanga = respect for hosts and kindness to guests This Maori concept is one of my favorites as it solidifies the notion that tourism offers a potential win-win situation. Out of balance it doesn’t work as someone gets taken advantage. … Continue reading

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maori language week

2010 Maori Language Week was a lot of fun! Why? To appreciate a culture is to understand its food and its language. They are incredible portals toward understanding. That the Maori should choose ‘food’ as the topic of this year’s … Continue reading

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