September 4, 2011

Video: The hongi explained

The hongi is a traditional Maori greeting and in this video, John, an elder I met in the Bay of Islands, explains what the meaning of the forehead to forehead/nose to nose hongi actually means…

But wait, there’s more. If you want to see the All Blacks kapa o pango haka translated, click here >>> and for the famous ka mate haka, click here >>>

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