Story: Manners and social behaviour

Learning about city manners, 1967

This video clip shows a police officer Tata Parata talking to young Māori students at Wellington Polytechnic, who will have moved to Wellington from rural areas. He explains some differences in customs between people in towns and those in the country.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: To live in the city. National Film Unit, 1967

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Manners and social behaviour - Cross-cultural manners', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 November 2023)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 5 Sep 2013