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…
About Megan Singleton
Hi, I'm Megan Singleton and I'm the word slinger of this blog as well as on radio every week and a few newspapers and mags from time to time. I set off on this travel blog malarkey 17 years ago and I've pretty much always got a suitcase half packed (or half un-packed!)I'd love you to join me on Facebook or Twitter and sign up for monthly newsletters if you want loads of travel tips, advice and deals!
Because one is never enough
- All Blacks Kapa o Pango haka translatedIf you ever wondered what the All Blacks alternative haka, kapa o pango, means, this'll put you right.
- Waitangi Day events for everyone!February 6th marks Waitangi Day in New Zealand. It celebrates (some would say commemorates) the day in 1840 when Maori…
- What does the All Blacks haka mean?Here's the translation to the All Blacks haka plus a video for a spine-tingling rendition