[Answered] New Zealand’s Indigenous people are called the Māori. What’s the Māori welcoming ceremony called?

Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Trivia Question: New Zealand’s Indigenous people are called the Māori. What’s the Māori welcoming ceremony called?

The given options are:

  • Pōwhiri
  • Kagura
  • Luau

Correct Answer: Pōwhiri

Fact: Traditionally, a pōwhiri was meant to reveal whether strangers were friend or foe. The ceremony begins with the laying down of a token, often a small branch, for the visitors to pick up to show they come in peace.

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