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  • n. A traditional Māori method of cooking food using heated rocks buried in a pit oven.


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Maori hāngi


  • A hangi is a pit of rocks that are heated by fire, then covered with food and dirt. Recent Updates

  • William later went sailing on Auckland Harbour, taking the helm of a New Zealand America's Cup yacht and on Sunday night was to be hosted at a traditional indigenous Maori "hangi" meal cooked in a pit in the ground.

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  • He will later go sailing on Auckland Harbour in a New Zealand America's Cup yacht and have a traditional indigenous Maori "hangi" meal cooked in a pit in the ground.

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  • And since we've tried some of the food cooked in those ovens (a traditional Maori "hangi" meal that included chicken, cabbage, taro, etc.) we can testify that it is delicious. Recent Updates

  • So I went to a Maori cultural night where they fed us food from a hangi which is an oven dug into the ground where they heat up large rocks put the food in, and cover the hole back up with the dirt used to make the hole and then it cooks for several hours on the hot rocks. TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at

  • Enjoy a traditional 'hangi' meal and warm hospitality on a Recent Updates

  • Rhino, dig me a hangi pit with the guns, big fella.

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  • Değil bakteri kesin, ama Ökaryotlar bitkiler ve hayvanlar aleminde evrilmiştir. iki rağmen mevcut olan farklı branşlarda yaşamın evrimsel web in, kanıtlardan öneriyor onlar kökenli iki Protobionts molekülleri çoğaltmak için kurulan hangi biz hala mühendislik ters nasıl cansız moleküllerin süreci. 2007 »Mart»

  • Bu gün için, hâlâ ve zorluk hangi onunla büyüdü sonsuz lanet görüntülerini bahsediyoruz şimdi aynı şekilde etkilenen çocuklar rehabilite etmeyi amaçlar. 2007 »Mart»

  • My cultural background says that taro is for putting in a hangi if you've run out of kumara.

    Now this is just plain weird


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  • ...yes. Do you like O'Brian, Jrome?

    May 5, 2008

  • Patrick O'Brian!

    May 5, 2008

  • 'Hangi actually refers to the method of cooking in the ground with hot stones, or to the underground oven so created, and to the food so cooked.'


    Hangi is a tradition of New Zealand Maori.

    March 31, 2008

  • Hey, thanks--another bird wird! This was apparently a bird that nested at Filfla (Malta) but nowhere else (that anyone knows about). I don't think it exists anymore. :-(

    February 15, 2008

  • "'Will you look at that bird, almost directly ahead, at some thirty-five degrees of elevation? I believe it to be a hangi. They are said to be peculiar to this island.'"

    --Patrick O'Brian, Treason's Harbour, 69

    February 15, 2008