Chip Taylor Communications

Subject: Arts: Instruction & How-to

Hands On Crafts for Kids Series 9: Cultural Traditions of the Islands (cc)

This series explores different cultures and fun things about different parts of the world - with one special twist - a concentration on islands. Each program visits one island and viewers learn about the island's culture and habitat through hands-on crafts. It's all about getting to know people of other cultures, not Click for more

4. New Zealand (cc)

04. New Zealand (cc)

New Zealand is made up of 2 major islands and is located southeast of Australia; it is a very mountainous country with some large coastal plains. Tourism is the largest growth industry here. It was originally settled by the Maori people, a combination of Iwi, Hapu and Whanua; the name Maori is derived from Ma-Uri, which means "children of heaven." Originally, they were hunters, but became farmers. Today the approximately 500,000 Maori live manly in cities, but are closely connected to their tribes. The four how-to crafts in this program include: Maori Kite; Jade Koru Pendant; Maori Pendant; Sand Cards. 2007/CC Closed-Captioned PI 30 min.
Also See: New Zealand: An Insider's Look; Adventure 9: New Zealand

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