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Māori general knowledge quiz

There are a bunch of really cool facts about the Polynesian Māori, can you name some of them?
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Last updated: January 30, 2020
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the Māori are native to what island country in the Pacific Ocean?
New Zealand
and when did they arrive?
around 1350
a multipurpose, decorative canoe used for fishing, travelling, and war
waka
ratites (flightless birds) that were native to New Zealand, ranging from the size of a small dog to over 12 feet tall; thought to have gone extinct when the Māori first arrived
moas, or dinornithiformes
what other island chain, this one a US state, did the Māori settle on?
Hawaii
who was the first European explorer to have arrived on New Zealand and made contact with the Māori?
Abel Tasman
the New Zealand rugby team performs which traditional Māori challenging dance before its' matches?
haka
extended Māori families who inhabited shared settlements
Whānau
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and these collectively formed a __________.
Hapū
the Māori party held how many seats in the 51st New Zealand parliament?
2
which LEGO theme was based heavily off of, and eventually received legal action for, Māori culture?
bionicle
traditional ballgame played by Māori with a woven ball
Kī-o-rahi
treaty signed on February 6th, 1840, signed by representatives from the British Crown and several Māori chiefs
treaty of Waitangi
Māori often wear what form of body art?
Ta moko, or tattoos
an animated disney movie in 2016, which uses some elements of Māori culture
Moana
which popular Māori actor played Jango Fett, as well as the above's father?
Temuera Morrison
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