A giant greenstone tiki crafted by artist Alfred Moreton of Christchurch, New Zealand, May 29, 2007. Credit:SNPA / Rob Tucker

A giant greenstone tiki crafted by artist Alfred Moreton of Christchurch, New Zealand, May 29, 2007. Credit:SNPA / Rob Tucker

Kete Raakei (decorative basket/kit) made with harakeke (flax) fibre covered with red, white & blue lacebark loops  Collection of Te Manawa Art Society Inc.

Kete Raakei (decorative basket/kit) made with harakeke (flax) fibre covered with red, white & blue lacebark loops Collection of Te Manawa Art Society Inc.

Taumata­whakatangihanga­koauau­o­tamatea­turi­pukakapiki­maunga­horo­nuku­pokai­whenua­kitanatahu is the Māori name for a hill, 305 metres (1,001 ft) high, close to Porangahau, south of Waipukurau in southern Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand. listen to it pronounced here--> http://www.korero.maori.nz/sound/places/f-t-w-k-o-t-p-w-k-t-t.mp3 At 85 letters, it has been listed in the Guinness World Records as the longest place name in the entire world.

Taumata­whakatangihanga­koauau­o­tamatea­turi­pukakapiki­maunga­horo­nuku­pokai­whenua­kitanatahu is the Māori name for a hill, 305 metres (1,001 ft) high, close to Porangahau, south of Waipukurau in southern Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand. listen to it pronounced here--> http://www.korero.maori.nz/sound/places/f-t-w-k-o-t-p-w-k-t-t.mp3 At 85 letters, it has been listed in the Guinness World Records as the longest place name in the entire world.

Waitangi day bingo, not going out in public today for fear of winning in the first 5 mins....

Waitangi day bingo, not going out in public today for fear of winning in the first 5 mins....

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