Making It On The Marae

At some stage in your life you may find yourself on a marae. We’ve put together some helpful tips in NZSL so you’ll feel right at home!  

To find out more…

Ruamoko Marae

Maori history

Marae protocol – te kawa o te marae

What is koha?

The origin of the hongi


NZSL Presenter: Eric Matthews

Special thanks to the good people at Manurewa Marae.

The Toolbox project was made in association with Deaf Aotearoa.

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The Toolbox is made possible with funding from the New Zealand Sign Language Fund, managed under the Ministry of Social Development. 

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