WW : 10 things about NZ Maori

Kia ora!  

1.

History overview : http://www.newzealandnz.co.nz/maori/

2.

Culture – protocols  (on marae etc) : http://www.maori.org.nz/ – overview
http://www.newzealand.com/travel/about-nz/culture/culture-maori-culture.cfm

 

3.

Te Reo – language : http://www.nz.com/new-zealand/guide-book/language/maori/
http://www.korero.maori.nz/

4.

Iwi – tribes : http://www.library.auckland.ac.nz/subjects/maori/guides/iwi_map.htm

5.

Waiata – songs : http://folksong.org.nz/waiata.html
Stick game with music : http://folksong.org.nz/epapa/index.html 

6.

Unit Study overview : http://asterix.ednet.lsu.edu/~edtech/webquest/maori.html 

7.

Whale Rider :
http://www.moviemusicuk.us/whaleridecd.htm  –   music
The haunting sound in the movie is made by synthesizer but mimics in part a Maori woodwind instrument.
http://www.aotearoa.co.nz/neptunes/putatara.htm
http://www.carving.co.nz/puoro.html
movie synopsis  –  http://www.filmeducation.org/filmlib/WhaleRider.pdf

8.

Google images : “nz maori” – takes you to some interesting pages 

9.

Maori astronomy : http://www.astronomynz.org.nz/maori-astronomy/taatai-arorangi-maori-astronomy-2.html – star charts, lunar months, Matariki (new year)

10.

“Maori” in NZ Herald, New Zealand’s largest newspaper – sports and tribal settlements

ALSO … a webquest …http://asterix.ednet.lsu.edu/~edtech/webquest/maori.html

 

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