Te Marae: A Guide to Customs and Protocol

Author(s): Pat Tauroa; Hiwi Tauroa

Maori History, Society and Culture

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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General Fields

  • : 9780143202424
  • : Penguin Group (NZ)
  • : Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd
  • : April 2009
  • : 136x210mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : September 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

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