This blog provides a visual-verbal snapshot of Maori culture and contemporary Maori lifestyles in modern New Zealand. It presents my own experiences and observations of Maori culture and is not intended in anyway to be the definitive view on all things Maori, but rather an introduction for those who want to know more about Maori culture and its place in everyday bicultural New Zealand.
Thursday, December 30, 2010
A Waka in a Cage
When I visited Tauranga in the North Island's Bay of Plenty in June, I spent a lot of time wandering around the city's foreshore area. I found this waka in its custom-designed 'shed' at one end of The Strand.