Essays Tagged: "Māori people"

The Maori of New Zealand

The Maori people, the natives of New Zealand, have played a strongpart in the development and success of the s ... lish,who at the time was one of the world powers, subjugated the natives ofAustralia, the Aborigine people. The Aborigine, having very little technology,were easily subdued and the land became an Engl ... become more of a show thanreality. its message can still remind us of determination of one tribe of people.

(2 pages) 46 0 3.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Culture variations of Aesthetic ideals.

pride in one's appearance. Concern about appearance is quite normal and understandable. Attractive people have distinct advantages in most societies. In western culture for example; Attractive childr ... icants have a better chance of getting jobs, and of receiving higher salaries; In court, attractive people are found guilty less often. When found guilty, they receive less severe sentences. (Raftery) ...

(7 pages) 90 0 3.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Using example, illustrate how conflicts can arise from conflicting senses of place?

for decades and has still not been able to solve this major conflicting sense of place between the people who live there. Lastly I am going to illustrate how people who move to the countryside with t ... here own ideals often try to change it often resulting in conflict between them and the other local people.New Zealand originally was inhabited by people called the Maori, the Maori people who lived t ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Comparison between Australia and New Zealand?s Non-Verbal Communication

different forms of music, which includes music from their individual indigenous cultures. The Maori people have unique chants such as the well-known Haka as New Zealand?s rugby team, the All Blacks, f ... erent each having unique styles and some being inspired by other countries.In New Zealand the Maori people bring their traditional music and chants into society in the same way that the Aboriginals co ...

(7 pages) 47 0 1.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Whale Rider's Opposing Forces - What happens when two opposing forces collide?

and the boy dies he is forced to teach all the male children of the tribe in the ways of the Maori people. He then has to choose one of them to be his successor. For his final test, he throws his nec ...

(2 pages) 56 1 2.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Explain a key theme in the novel 'Angelina' by Gerald Hindmarsh

e blush so that I can barely talk about it."Angelina also found it very hard to adjust to the Maori people and their culture as she was used to the Stromboli people and has not experienced different p ... e whenever one appeared and she then thought they might eat her. She did slowly adjust to the Maori people and became friends with Wetekia and she tried hard to learn from Wetekia about the Maori cult ...

(2 pages) 772 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Equality in New Zealand. In short, this is a factually based opinion piece on race relations in New Zealand

For most young people there comes a time when we must consider our future and with so many avenues to explore it ca ... ics show of Maori underachievement but the Treaty should not be the basis for special rights. It is people from low decile schools that are failing and deserve university scholarships, not just Maori ... e will see Maori students start to achieve while leaving all other economic and socially challenged people at the wayside. It angers me to think that the government favours the Maori more than other e ...

(6 pages) 7 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

The Past is a Foreign Country

lly, the opportunity to travel was limited to a selected few, in the past, and many relatively poor people, including Maori, did not have a chance to go overseas.Sixty years ago in New Zealand, many M ... present, where Maori are generally split up into nuclear suburban families. In addition, the Maori people, at present, generally live in more modern and suburban areas, which would have been unlikely ...

(6 pages) 10 0 1.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

How are people presented in at Hiruharama ?

PEE- How are people presented in the 'At Hiruharama'?In the Prose 'At Hiruharama' women are presented in a very p ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature