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  • 1. The Maori  Contemporary Traditional Maori Culture, part 1 "Who are the Maori?"  By Zhi, Huang, 1-12-12 Per , Culture and Geography  Source: Mr. Ruben Meza, 2012
  • 2. The Maori are an indigenous culture of New Zealand.
  • 3. New Zealand is a large island in the South Pacific Ocean off the south east coast of Australia.
  • 4. Some contemporary Maori are traditional, some live non-traditional, modern lives.
  • 5. One tradition of the Maori culture is the Haka war dance. The dance however is now performed for ceremonial purposes, not war
  • 6. Another tradition of the Mario is Ta moko: tattooing or painting the face and body with dark arching patterns
  • 7. Traditional Maori culture is truly there cool tattoos and there awesome dancing.
  • 8. Sadly, like other conquered indigenous people, many maori struggle with poverty, alcoholism and dung abuse.