New Zealand - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs Culture by Sue ButlerCulture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside knowledge will enable you to steer clear of embarrassing gaffes and mistakes, feel confident in unfamiliar situations, and develop trust, friendships, and successful business relationships. Culture Smart! offers illuminating insights into the culture and society of a particular country. It will help you to turn your visit-whether on business or for pleasure-into a memorable and enriching experience. Contents include * customs, values, and traditions * historical, religious, and political background * life at home * leisure, social, and cultural life * eating and drinking * dos, donts, and taboos * business practices * communication, spoken and unspoken
Maori - New Zealand
The 50 best New Zealand books of the past 50 years: The official listicle
Right then. In an age where best-of lists are relentless and immediately open to assorted howls of outrage, the Listener dares to rank the best 50 books ever published in New Zealand. They have been selected from nominations cast by a panel of 20 literary types around the country - novelists, academics, historians, biographers, poets, publishers, editors and critics. They were simply asked to choose the best books - based on merit, not on sales or prizes, sentimentality or a sense of obligation - written by New Zealand authors. That was always going to be subjective, a matter of opinion. But there was an obvious agreement among the 20 panellists about the very best books. In that sense, the results are not especially surprising: as Chris Else wrote, "With Mansfield and Curnow, Frame is the only New Zealand writer who has any real claim to greatness.
Each tale offers a sensitive portrayal of the human condition, from the issues that surround family life to a loss in personal identity.
law is dynamic in nature
Facebook, Frodo and sporting triumphs
The story of the country's prehistory, reconstructing from archaeological evidence a picture of how the first people lived and died. The emphasis is on food and clothing, work, burial customs and disease and death. Government Print, Wellington, Hardback with dust jacket. Archaeological Association Monograph Ten contributions covering Northland to Fiordland and the Chatham Islands. Many photographs, maps and diagrams.