maori maori  /ˈmaʊ ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an ethnic minority of Polynesian and Melanesian descent who speak Maori and live in New Zealand
  2. (n) the Oceanic language spoken by the Maori in New Zealand

News

  • Aloha Camp: Hula (NEW)

    Aloha Camp is a big wave of fun where campers discover the culture of the Pacific Islands. Campers will learn the Hula and Maori Haka (with poi balls), discover the Hawaiian language with mele (song) and Ukulele. Create arts and crafts from the exotic Pacific Islands. Enjoy pupu?s and explore tastes of the island, you will make ice cream and signature Pineapple Jam.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

Quotes

  1. "With both Conrad and Israel unavailable through injury, Rene now gets his chance at Test level," said coach Graham Henry. "He was a standout player in the Super 14 and he was also impressive for the Barbarians against New Zealand Maori."
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Graham Henry Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "New Zealand is a lesser nation today as a result of the failure to uphold its obligations to so many generations of Maori," Cullen said. "But all has not been lost."
    on Jun 24, 2008 By: Michael Cullen Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "In the end we didn't want to take any risks with Nathan, Manu and Lance against Tonga," said Kearney. "It made sense to keep them out of that match after they'd all played for the All Golds against New Zealand Maori (on October 12). Now...
    on Oct 21, 2008 By: Stephen Kearney Source: TVNZ

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