The Maori tribal people trace their ancestral roots about a thousand years ago to a legendary island named Hawaiki. It is said they traveled a great distance to Aotearoa (New Zealand) in 40 waka canoes.
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The ATAYAL organization is proud to share the following photos from Aotearoa (New Zealand) related to our cultural exchange program.

Flight to Taiwan

The flight from New Zealand to Taiwan is about 13 hours, with a time zone difference of 4 hours.

Auckland War Memorial Museum

The Maori and Austronesian exhibits at the Auckland War Memorial Museum are a great resource for our participants.

Maori students

The first group of Maori students participating in the Tap Root Cultural Exchange Program.

Maori students haka dance

The Maori students share their knowledge of the traditional haka dance.

Auckland University of Technology

The Auckland University of Technology will be a partner school for our exchange program.

Maori culture

The Maori students will share their traditional culture with their Taiwanese hosts.

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