Maori people, the Tangata Whenua, or indigenous people, of Aotearoa have, just as any other culture, established ritualistic ways of doing things, that have stood the test of time, and can still be seen in the present generation.

Complete Marae protocol can be found at:

The All Blacks perform the haka before every match

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Removing shoes before entering the sacred space of a marae

There is a lot of protocol surrounding the proceedings in a wharenui