After arriving at the city's war memorial, William was greeted with a traditional karanga, an exchange of calls that forms part of a powhiri
, a Maori welcoming ceremony.
On arrival they were given a ceremonial welcome (powhiri
) from Ngati Ranana, the London Maori Club, who represented the Royal Academy as the tangata whenua (hosts).
At the powhiri
for Lucas at Te Wharewaka o Poneke last month, kaiwhakahaere Kerri Nuku said she was excited to welcome Lucas to NZNO Toputanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa as a staff member, following her extensive involvement as a member of Te Runanga, te poari and the BoP Regional Council.
"Almost 30% of New Zealand children live in households whose income falls below the income poverty line," Mr Hunt said at his welcoming Powhiri
in Wellington on 24 January.
On Wednesday, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex went barefoot at a Powhiri
, a traditional Maori welcoming ceremony, when visiting Te Papaiouru Marae in Rotorua, (https://www.ibtimes.com/prince-harry-meghan-broke-protocol-agreeing-do-during-tour-2728443) New Zealand .
HONOUR Harry is welcomed at traditional powhiri
ceremony in Rotorua
In Maori, 'powhiri
' (5) means 'weaving the unknown'.
Obama, who is in New Zealand for three days, was greeted with a powhiri
, a traditional Maori welcome, in Auckland before meeting with Ardern for a private conversation.
The application of tikanga (protocols) consistent practice such as the Powhiri
Poutama Model (Huata, 1997) and the therapeutic benefits of tikanga and matauranga Maori (Maori knowledge) in the context of therapy have been emphasised when working with Maori (Huata, 1997; Drury, 2007; Pomare, 2015).
This is the annual powhiri
(welcoming ceremony) for new students and staff, the traditional Maori welcome.
Warriors from a mix of Maori tribes came together to perform a stunning Powhiri
for the Lions, who responded to the welcome by singing their four chosen tour songs.
Camps will start off with a Powhiri
, welcoming both children and parents.