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Breath of Life

November 14, 2008 by  
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The first time I exchanged a memorable hongi was with a very distinguished maori gentleman at the Wellington Art Gallery (during a private showing of a Goldie exhibition). He looked uncomfortable standing in a line-up top heavy with

The Wind Beneath My Feet

November 13, 2008 by  
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P.D. Eastman wrote the classic Children’s Book ‘Are You My Mother?’ the story of a baby bird that has hatched while his mother was away. Fallen from his nest, he sets out to look for her and asks everyone he meets — including a dog, a cow, and a

King Country

November 3, 2008 by  
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Driving through Taupiri it would be easy to think there’s nothing special about this little place but you’d be wrong. Taupiri is the sacred mountain of the Waikato people. It is remembered in the tribal saying: