Essays Tagged: "Maori"

The Maori of New Zealand

The Maori people, the natives of New Zealand, have played a strongpart in the development and success of ... o this day are they treated as inferiors, by the English.This was not the case with the neighboring Maori's.As stated before, the English eventually found their way to the south,where the beautiful is ... The English, thinking that this islandwas also theirs for the taking, met heavy resistance from the Maori. Many anEnglish life was lost at the hands of these fiercesome warriors, and eventhough they w ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Maori Tattooing Practices

The Maoris of New Zealand had several art forms that were distinctive to their culture. These art forms ... n the area of skin to be tattooed, with a mallet. This art form was practiced universally among the Maoris. (Hiroa, 1949). All societies have intricacies in their cultures. One of the Maori's intricac ... gn, the origin myth, the tools, and the rituals surrounding the tattooing, and what it means to the Maoris of today.The Maori's myth of the origin of ta moko was that a man named Mataora took Niwareka ...

(8 pages) 91 0 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

The issues, events and actions which 'pulled' the British Crown into New Zealand 1830 - 1840.

nts and actions that 'pulled' theBritish Crown into New Zealand 1830 - 1840. Evaluate themotives of Maori and Pakeha in signing of the treaty of Waitangi in1840.The British granted New Zealand indepen ... e in the treaty of Waitangi in 1840. The motives behind the signing of the treaty vary greatly from Maori and Pakeha.Britain held very little control in New Zealand. Captain William Hobson noticed thi ...

(5 pages) 27 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Three forms of Maori and Pakeha interaction before 1840.

(a) Describe THREE forms of Maori and Pakeha interaction before 1840. Evaluate the view of modern historians that Maori dominate ... the view of modern historians that Maori dominated these early exchanges and acted out of primarily Maori motives.Pre 1840 contact between Maori and Pakeha was limited to the coast and revolved around ... ved around trade, religion and in some cases conflict. These early exchanges were dominated by both Maori and Pakeha depending on the situation, and throughout these exchanges Maori kept uniquely Maor ...

(6 pages) 35 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

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

e settled upon by Europeans with a different sense of place to them, which eventually took over the Maori's (original dwellers) identity. The second place is Kashmir, as the country has been ravaged w ... t between them and the other local people.New Zealand originally was inhabited by people called the Maori, the Maori people who lived there had there own beliefs and senses of place, they believed peo ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Maori Tapu - its significance The Tattoo (Ta Moko)

Tapu is the strongest force in Maori life. It has numerous meanings and references. Tapu can be interpreted as "sacred", or defined ... ukati", but "tapu" itself was the most powerful, the most important, and the most far reaching into Maori life."Noa", on the other hand, lifts the "tapu" from the person or the object. "Noa" is simila ... e "tapu" from the person or the object. "Noa" is similar to a blessing. Tapu and noa remain part of Maori culture today, although persons today are not subject to the same tapu as that of previous tim ...

(5 pages) 46 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

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

have 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 Bla ... y different 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 Aborigin ...

(7 pages) 47 0 1.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

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

girl) 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 h ...

(2 pages) 56 1 2.0 May/2005

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

History of Body Piercing and Tattooing.

leen McCloud (2002), tattooing can be dated back to 12,000 BCE, and was extremely popular among the Maori, Polynesians, Mayans, Egyptians, and the Chinese. However, for many years, tattooing was shunn ...

(1 pages) 28 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Outline the changing views on sporting contact with South Africa between the 1920's & 1970's. In what way was the government responsible for the conflict witnessed in the 1981 tour?

ere on the streets to protest. Despite this the tour went ahead.The protester's used the slogan "NO MAORI'S. NO TOUR!" John Graham the captain of the All Blacks at the time and was one of the many New ... heir white players as well as their black players because the South African Government made all the Maori players "honouree whites" which meant that the players were only viewed as "whites" for the te ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

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

akes me 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 diffe ... fferent people and their lifestyle. When she first came to New Zealand the fierce appearance of the Maori scared her so much that she would hide whenever one appeared and she then thought they might e ...

(2 pages) 839 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Cultural safety in nursing

g my first night shift at clinical placement, I provided care for Anna (pseudonym), an 85- year old Maori lady, who was admitted to the ward following suicide attempt, which was related to the second ... what you learn is like ploughing and then never planting (Unknown). When I was in unit 4, we had a Maori Health paper where I gained lot of knowledge about the Maori view of health. This incident wit ...

(5 pages) 168 0 3.5 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Whale Rider - Why is the story told through Rawiri's point of view? How would the story be different if told through Kahu's point of view?

ing the growth, incidents and magic of his niece Kahu. Kahu is destined to be the next chief of the Maori in Whangara, New Zealand, a tribe that has descended from the legendary "whale rider." However ...

(2 pages) 27 1 4.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Propose two strategies Australia can adopt to address the challenge of reconciliation in the future.

dances and artwork, as well as Aboriginal history. This strategy has been used in New Zealand, with Maori being taught from pre-school until secondary years. It helps to bridge understanding between t ...

(1 pages) 11 1 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Explain how Maori society changed as a result of cultural contact with Europeans by 1840

Maori society changed in three ways as a result of cultural contact with Europeans. Their religion c ... ir religion changed, their technology changed, and last of all, their culture changed.First of all, Maori religion changed. It changed from a religion of many gods to a religion of a single god. The m ... e in New Zealand were largely responsible this change from pagan worship to Christianity. At first, Maori were still focused mostly on their own gods, but eventually they lost faith in their original ...

(1 pages) 12 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

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

ther day and was disappointed to learn that this task can become significantly easier if you are of Maori descent. Maori Scholarships seem to present a blatant double standard, a standard so exigent t ... subject of racial equality as a white person is quite a difficult thing to do. But as the PC, Philo-maorist Brigade increase their stranglehold on society I feel increasingly compelled to do so. Of co ...

(6 pages) 7 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Childhood obesity and ia there an issue

ight is defined as a BMI of 15.5 to 25.0 kg/m2 for New Zealand Europeans and 18.5 to 26.0 kg/m2 for Maori and pacific island people. Waist circumference should be less than or equal to 102 cm in men a ... d be extremely obese. Of those about 6,000 would be of pacific island ethnicity, with another 6,000 Maori and 3,000 New Zealand European. The bio-physical approach to obesity focuses on the energy equ ...

(9 pages) 83 0 2.3 Nov/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Bicultural Education Describe the historical development of one issue of concern to Maori and critically examine the events, attitudes and beliefs that relate to this issue. Discuss the significance for bicultural practice in early childhood education.

James Lochead-MacMillan ID 12413 Surveys held in the 1970's determined that the use of Maori as a spoken language was in severe decline and only begin sustained by an older generation acc ... o Benton & Benton (1999, cited in New Zealand Tertiary College [NZTC], 2009). At this time some Maori were losing the knowledge of their culture they "no longer spoke the language and had little k ... osing the knowledge of their culture they "no longer spoke the language and had little knowledge of Maori…culture" (Soutar, 2005, p.9). Soutar goes on to show a newer generation concerned with ...

(8 pages) 15 0 0.0 Aug/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

How are people presented in at Hiruharama ?

emininity. This is brought forth through the character of Kitty and how the other treat Kitty. The Maori boy has been shown as very insignificant. Firstly this is clearly seen because they appear onl ... prose. This can also show hierarchy and how the doctor is much higher up in the hierarchy than the Maori boy. "A Maori boy" The word "A" makes it evident that the Maori boys were viewed insignificant ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Analyse the cause and effects of the New Zealand Wars

and effects of the New Zealand Wars There have been many New Zealand Wars which have impacted the Maori. Throughout the history of New Zealand there have been several wars and all of them having dif ... er the treaty, with wars like the Wairau incident, Kingitanga movement these wars have affected the Maori for a long time. The most important reason being the cause of the wars was the treaty and the ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers