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- noun New Zealand
visitorsat a pohiri.
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Organiser Kareen Hotereni says the eastern Bay of Plenty community, which has about 300 residents, expects about 6,000 manuhiri.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) during a powhiri ceremony -- a traditional Maori ceremony which takes place when manuhiri, or visitors, and tangata whenua, or people of the land, meet, in honour of the new UNDP Administrator.
A delegation of film makers who had attended the Tangi were welcomed as manuhiri with a Powhiri on the Saturday.
Mr Taurua says mana whenua expect to be stretched looking after all the manuhiri, but everything is in place for a successful celebration.
The project highlighted the significance attached to preserving this space as a pantry for kaimoana, and in doing so, to restore to us our knowledge of our rich heritage as food gatherers, cultivators, makers of nets; our mana invested in our capacity to be able to provide kaimoana for all manuhiri who came within our shores.