wero


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wero

(ˈwɜːrəʊ)
n
(Anthropology & Ethnology) NZ the challenge made by an armed Māori warrior to a visitor to a marae
[Māori]
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'Wero was hiring the motorcycle and was remitting Sh500 per day to the owner.
WERO 93.3 BOB will be broadcasting live from the grand opening and the store will be serving free frozen yogurt to visitors until 5 pm.
The Christmas tree, an Auckland institution, was being put up near the Te Wero Island bridge.
Nil Satis Nisi Optimum.) -David Morky, John Morky, Robbie, Tommy, Franny Wynn, Franny Jnr, Gabba, and Wero.
A wero, or 1 f1Cunr 1114AL An 1114LC challenge, is then performed by a warrior (or group of them) advancing on the visitors to look them over and further establish intent.
Billy Beaumont, the Lions tour manager, and skipper Brian O'Driscoll, both accepted the traditional Maori 'Wero' challenge from a dozen warriors in traditional dress.
Masculine features, such as a large jaw and a prominent brow ridge, are reliably associated with ratings of dominance in photographic, Indentikit and composite stimuli (Berry & Brownlow, 1989; Berry & Wero, 1993; Perrett et al., 1998).
In addition, the following are some "red flags" that WERO recommends interviewers be weary of during the personal interview process:
Approximately 820 WERO members were asked questions such as what recruitment activities are used, which one works the best, and what happens when WERC members' firms are unable to find the personnel they need.
They talked about having the Maori songs in their head and culture being choice, doing a wero (prestigious part of the welcoming ceremony to a Maori village), attending a Mori language and culture course, becoming involved in a kapahaka (performance training) group, doing a Maori ambassadors course, getting taiaha (traditional weapon now used in performance) training, a carving course, and joining a kapahaka group but not liking the hours.
This year four grants were awarded to aspiring filmmakers Cathy Peltier (the daughter of political prisoner Leonard Peltier), Leslie Peters, Brandon Wero and Coral Taylor.
Jacob's dream of an earth - based" sullam,(25) with its head reaching to the sky" (wero so maggia hassamayema), which divine beings paraded up and down as God stood at its apex (Gen.