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Religion. Fun. Food. Traditon. Maorierna - Nya Zeelands stolta urbefolkning. Maorierna - Nya Zeelands stolta urbefolkning. Maorierna - Nya Zeelands stolta urbefolkning Bakgrund Maorierna är Nya Zeelands ursprungsbefolkning.

Maorierna - Nya Zeelands stolta urbefolkning

På 800-talet invandrade de från Sällskapsöarna. De livnärde sig på jakt, fiske och odling. Men deras kultur var också krigisk, eventuellt med inslag av kannibalism. Under 1800-talets första hälft koloniserade britterna Nya Zeeland. Filmen är lämplig som kunskapskälla om denna lilla men livskraftiga ursprungsbefolkning. Svåra ord:Aboriginer - Urinvånare i Australien Bikulturell - Hemmahörig i två kulturerDrastisk - Överdriven, kraftigt verkandeEmigrant - UtvandrareEtnisk - Det som karaktäriserar ett folk/en folkstamEtnologi - FolklivsforskningFörvärva - Lyckas skaffa sig genom köp, arbete eller dylikt.Integritet - Okränkbarhet, oberoende, självständighetNaturreligion - Religion där dyrkan av naturen ingårNavigatör - Person som kan bestämma kurs och läge för båt eller flygPalissad - Staket av pålar till försvarSedvänja - TraditionSkända - Skymfa, vanäraÅsamka - Förorsaka, vålla.

Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society of New Zealand. Facts about New Zealand: Travel information, Culture & History. New Zealand. New Zealand Culture and Arts. New Zealand is a relatively new country where it is thought the Moari people arrived as recently as 1300 AD.

New Zealand Culture and Arts

The Maori culture and language continues intertwined in modern daily life. Despite the relatively young age of the country, it has a rich culture. New Zealand Movies Many major movies that have been hits worldwide have been filmed or created in New Zealand. The most famous would be the Lord of the Rings trilogy though there is also Avatar, The Chronicles of Narnia, King Kong and many more (Did you know that the Last Samurai was actually filmed in New Zealand?). New Zealand Music The government supports New Zealand music via “New Zealand on Air” which helps artists finance their work and promote it both locally and internationally. Soon: More information about ... New Zealand Birds and Animals.

Kiwi. The Kiwi is endemic, meaning it is only found in New Zealand.

Kiwi

New Zealanders have adopted it as their national symbol. A looong beak Kiwi have long beaks with nostrils at the tip for sniffing out their favourite foods like worms, spiders and other insects. Their beaks also have organs that sense vibrations in the soil which helps them find wriggling insects underground when they poke their beak deep into the dirt. Kiwi also like to eat the fruit of native plants. Teeny, tiny wings Kiwi have wings but they are very very small which means kiwi are flightless. Camouflage feathers Kiwi feathers are rough, shaggy and brown and have special patterns and colours to camouflage them on the ground. What's that smell? Kiwi have a very distinctive smell - some say that they smell like a forest mushroom. Kiwi kick boxers Kiwi defend themselves using their powerful legs and sharp claws to kick and scratch at anything attacking them.

Supersized eggs Night Walkers Species of Kiwi Operation Nest Egg. WWF New Zealand - Protecting our native species. New Zealand is a true ‘hot spot’ for albatrosses,.

WWF New Zealand - Protecting our native species

Nearly half of the world’s 22 albatross species breed here, and many of these breed nowhere else. Yet tens of thousands of seabirds including albatross are killed each year by fishing operations. Of the species that breed only in New Zealand, the Chatham albatross is listed by the World Conservation Union (IUCN) as 'critically endangered' and the northern royal albatross is 'endangered'. The remaining species are listed as 'vulnerable'. To stop seabird numbers declining further, WWF is part of Southern Seabird Solutions, which unites fishers, industry, government and WWF in the common cause of saving seabirds. Dunedin, Otago & Taieri Gorge Train Journeys. New Zealand country profile - Overview. New Zealand is a wealthy Pacific nation dominated by two cultural groups: New Zealanders of European descent; and the Maori, the descendants of Polynesian settlers.

New Zealand country profile - Overview

It is made up of two main islands and numerous smaller ones. Around three-quarters of the population lives on the North Island, which is also home to the capital, Wellington. Agriculture is the economic mainstay, but manufacturing and tourism are important. Visitors are drawn to the glacier-carved mountains, lakes, beaches and thermal springs. Tekapo Springs - Leading Tourism Attraction in Lake Tekapo New Zealand featuring hot pools, glacial spa, tube park,ice rink, waterslide licensed cafe, sauna and more. Tekapo attraction and activity.

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