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They arrived sometime between the 9th and 13th century AD.The first European who met Maori was the 17th century Dutch explorer Abel Tasman (1603-1659).Tough and practical, they could fix anything with a length of fencing wire and were sure to come up with a workable solution for almost any kind of problem.And though now the vast majority live in cities and work in offices where there’s little use for fencing wire, New Zealand men are still proud of the image of the hands-on pioneer who is good at the tasks which rural life requires.There is a Maori legend saying that they arrived in Aotearoa from their homeland "Hawaiki" about 1,000 years ago.Aoteroa or "Land of the long white cloud" is the Maori name for New Zealand. There is an opinion claiming that Maori are actually from China.Before the arrival of the Pakeha (White Man) elements of Maori culture, like legends and waiata (songs), were transferred orally from generation to generation.
Tā moko tattoos are applied by tohunga-ta-moko (moko specialists). On the basket people put Mutton cloth or something similar. Hakari (feasting) was an important Maori tradition.
All Blacks usually perform the most popular Haka of all called "Ka Mate." This haka was composed by Te Rauparaha, war chief of the Ngāti Toa tribe of the North Island.
It has to be said that since 2005 All Blacks sometimes perform another type of Haka which is called "Kapa o Pango." Here are the words of Haka performed by All Blacks. It is not only a war dance, like many people think. It may be an arrival of someone famous or any other important event in certain community. Men have tattoos on their faces, buttocks ("raperape"), thighs ("puhoro"), backs, stomachs and calves .
According to this theory they gradually travelled via Taiwan to the Philippines, Indonesia etc.
The final stage of their migration was from Cook Island to Aotearoa (New Zealand).