Matariki Maori Proverb

The honi is a Polynesian greeting in which two people greet each other by pressing noses and inhaling at the same time. This is a very honorific as this represents the exchange of ha--the breath of life, and mana--spiritual power between two people.

A whakatauki - Maori Proverb

Maori Proverbs: Ahakoa he iti he pounamu. Despite being small you are of great value.

Despite being small, you are of great value / ahakoa he iti he pounamu (Whakatauki) by planeta, via Flickr

New Zealand - Maori Proverbs ahakoa he iti he pounamu despite being small you are of great value

Kia Kaha, Kia Maia, Kia Manawanui ~ Be Strong, Be Steadfast, Be...

To live with eternal thoughts we must empty ourselves of things that don't matter and fill our mind with the doings of Christ.

"What is the most important thing? It is people, it is people, it is people" - Maori Proverb.

The marae (meeting grounds) forms the focal point of a traditional Maori village.