Maori stones hold magnetic clues: Scientists are studying the Earth's magnetic field using the stones that line Maori steam ovens. The cooking process generates so much heat that the magnetic minerals in these stones will realign themselves with the current field direction.
HANGI PART, 1 A traditional Maori hangi, with its distinctive smoky flavour, is a New Zealand culinary experience that you should try at least once. Visitors to Hawaii's luaus are familiar with the underground oven known as an imu. In New Zealand, it's called an umu or hāngi, the latter often used for dinners that include cultural shows similar to a luau.