Story: Māori feasts and ceremonial eating – hākari

Lifting a hāngī, 2011

Lifting a hāngī, 2011

These young men carry baskets full of cooked food from a hāngī.  A modern hāngī may feed anything from a family up to literally hundreds of people.

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Basil Keane, 'Māori feasts and ceremonial eating – hākari - 20th- and 21st-century changes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 May 2021)

Story by Basil Keane, published 5 Sep 2013