Auckland, in particular South Auckland, is the hub for Pacific arts on both a mainstream and grass-roots level. On a mainstream level it is the home of a number of annual events.
Part of story: Pacific arts in New Zealand
Whakataukī (sayings) and metaphors often compared people’s behaviour – favourably or unfavourably – with that of birds.
Part of story: Ngā manu – birds
Hauntingly beautiful songsters, the North Island kōkako (Callaeas wilsoni) and South Island kōkako (C. cinerea) are wattlebirds.