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Te Ao Māori / The Māori world

entrance to huirapa marae in karitane
Huirapa Marae, Karitane

Toitū te kupu, toitū te mana, toitū te whenua

Te Ao Māori denotes the Māori World. While simple in definition, it is rich in meaning and vast in breadth and depth.

Here, Te Ao Māori refers to three key areas:

Together, these three areas will provide you with a broad overview, and hopefully, a better understanding of Māori culture and Māori realities.

Source notes: Information in this section has been provided by Kia Māia Bicultural Communications.

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