The Māori (/ ˈ m aʊ r i /, Māori: [ˈmaːɔɾi] ) are the indigenous Polynesian people of mainland New Zealand (Aotearoa). Māori originated with settlers from East Polynesia, who arrived in New Zealand in several waves of waka (canoe) voyages between roughly 1320 and 1350.
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The Māori are the indigenous people of New Zealand. They were the first people to live in the islands. The Polynesian ancestors of the Māori came to New Zealand between 800 and 1300 AD. There are many theories about where the Maori came from.
People belonging to the Māori indigenous race of New Zealand, generally believed to have arrived from eastern Polynesia between 800 and 1300. There has been considerable intermarriage with later immigrants, but people with any Māori ancestry may consider themselves to be Māori, by custom and law in New Zealand.
The Māori ( / ˈmaʊri /; Māori pronunciation: [ˈmaːɔɾi] ( listen)) are the indigenous Polynesian people of mainland New Zealand. Māori originated with settlers from eastern Polynesia, who arrived in New Zealand in several waves of waka (canoe) voyages between roughly 1320 and 1350.
Māori (/ ˈ m aʊ r i /, Māori: [ˈmaːɔɾi] ), also known as te reo ('the language'), is an Eastern Polynesian language spoken by the Māori people, the indigenous population of New Zealand. Closely related to Cook Islands Māori , Tuamotuan , and Tahitian , it gained recognition as one of New Zealand's official languages in 1987.
Relating to the Māori people. Māori people of New Zealand, or members of that group; Māori language, the language of the Māori people of New Zealand; Māori culture; Cook Islanders, the Māori people of the Cook Islands; Cook Islands Māori, the language of the Cook Islanders; Ships. SS Maori, a steamship of the Shaw Savill Line ...