Thursday, May 2, 2013

Maori Myths and Legends

Myths and legends are an important part of Maori Culture and tikanga.  In traditional Maori times Maori used stories to help remember important events or to teach important lessons.

Watch these videos about some well known Maori Legends

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Have you ever been to a marae?

We are off to the marae next week!  YAY!

Do you know what a marae is?
Do you know how to behave on a marae?

Have a look at these pictures and think about what it might be like on a marae.
Welcome or Powhiri

Inside the wharenui

Looking at the outside
Want to know what to expect from the visit to the marae

Read this website to find out:

Or this one...