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My Maouri greeting face!
My Maouri greeting face!
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Lake Rotoura from the roof of the hot springs resort.
Lake Rotoura from the roof of the hot springs resort.
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The gardens at the hot springs resort are beautiful and well tended.
The gardens at the hot springs resort are beautiful and well tended.
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The hot springs resort was built to attract tourists but the acid water ate away all the plumbing the first year and had to be redone! It is a nice museum now.
The hot springs resort was built to attract tourists but the acid water ate away all the plumbing the first year and had to be redone! It is a nice museum now.
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The visit to the Maori village at Rotoura begins with a welcome ceremony.
The visit to the Maori village at Rotoura begins with a welcome ceremony.
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Our designated chief pick up the fern leaf to peacefully accept the greeting
Our designated chief pick up the fern leaf to peacefully accept the greeting
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The Maori songs and dancing are very polyneasian - makes sense since they came to New Zealand from polynesia
The Maori songs and dancing are very polyneasian - makes sense since they came to New Zealand from polynesia
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The most important Maori word we have learned!
The most important Maori word we have learned!
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This woman was demonstrating the processing of flax into hemp which is the fibers of the flax leaf.
This woman was demonstrating the processing of flax into hemp which is the fibers of the flax leaf.
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