What does Karanga Mai meaning?
kiss me. Last Update: 2020-03-03.
Why do Māori do karanga?
The karanga is an exchange between tangata whenua and manuhiri (visitors) to ascertain the nature of the visit and the visitors, thus providing the basis for the whaikōrero.
What does the karanga say?
In most cases the karanga includes a welcome to a particular marae, both to the living manuhiri and to the spirits of the dead. The kaikaranga from the host marae starts proceedings by piercing the air with her call, delivering her greeting to those who have passed on, and the living, on one held breath.
What is the order of a karanga?
Usually the group will organise their kaikaranga (caller), their kaikōrero (speakers) and collect koha (the donation) to be given to the tangata whenua. They also usually decide on the order of speakers.
Who can Karanga?
Karanga are carried out almost exclusively by women and in Māori language, and are initiated by the tangata whenua or hosts, and responded to by the visitors. Karanga follow a particular format in keeping with protocol.
What is a mihi Whakatau?
Mihi whakatau is the Māori term used to describe a formal speech of welcome and is undertaken by a Māori representative of the University. Mihi whakatau is traditionally used for welcoming, introductions, openings and general purpose which take place off the marae.
Who can karanga?
What is a mihi?
A mihi (or mihimihi) is an introduction which can take place at the beginning of a gathering or meeting. It is used to establish links with other people present and let people know who you are, and where you come from.
What is a Manuhiri in English?
manuhiri in British English 1. a visitor to a Māori marae. 2. a Māori term for a non-Māori person, seen as a guest in the country. Collins English Dictionary.
What is Nga mihi nui?
congratulations to you. Last Update: 2021-03-08.
What does turangawaewae mean in English?
a place to stand
Tūrangawaewae is one of the most well-known and powerful Māori concepts. Literally tūranga (standing place), waewae (feet), it is often translated as ‘a place to stand’. Tūrangawaewae are places where we feel especially empowered and connected. They are our foundation, our place in the world, our home.
What does Kei te pai?
Whenever you hear someone ask ‘kei te pēhea koe’, you can answer ‘kei te pai’ (fine/good) or ‘tino pai’ (really good).
Which is the first call in the Karanga?
The karanga generally begins with the first call (hosts) and a response (visitors). Like the whaikōrero (formal speech of welcome), karanga follow a format to keep with correct protocol.
What does Karanga mean in the Maori language?
The karanga is an exchange of calls that takes place during the time a visiting group moves onto the marae or into the formal meeting area. The karanga usually indicates the start of the pōwhiri (formal welcome ceremony). Carried out almost exclusively by women and in the Māori language, karanga are initiated by the hosts.
Who is the host marae of the Karanga?
The kaikaranga from the host marae starts proceedings by piercing the air with her call, delivering her greeting to those who have passed on, and the living, on one held breath. Kaikaranga from the visiting group – the kaiwhakautu – return the karanga on behalf of the manuhiri.
When to use a Karanga for a powhiri?
“I like to use a simple karanga for a pōwhiri, one that will welcome all iwi. You can add to that, depending on the occasion, to make it deeper and more picturesque but as kaikaranga you should always be mindful of people waiting.