Pūkeko is mentioned in the Māori myth 'How the Kiwi lost her wings' in which several birds of the forest are asked to come down from the trees to eat the bugs on the ground and save the forest, but all give excuses except the Kiwi who is willing to give u
In one day at Waitangi, you'll learn a huge amount about Maori culture and the early history of New Zealand. It's the place where the Treaty of Waitangi was signed in 1840 between the British Crown and more than 500 Maori chiefs. The treaty agreed the ter
Earthquake leaves New Zealand facing a Marmite shortage... and supplies could run out in weeks
Gumboot Day is a native celebration of Taihape, New Zealand. It occurs the Tuesday after Easter, and has been a regular event since It is a celebration of all things to do with gumboots, and includes the famous gumboot throwing contest.