img_3978Home-made beeswax lip balm. Image: Su Leslie 2019

Works brilliantly, tastes delicious and costs a fraction of a bought one.

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Recipe, from Sarah at Art Expedition


Māoritanga: Culture


A pōwhiri — or welcome ceremony. This usually begins outside the marae. Image: Su Leslie

Powhiri, or welcome ceremony, is a hugely important part of Maori culture. Visitors to a marae (a complex of buildings belonging to a particular tribe) must be formally welcomed with a challenge, a karanga (call) and usually speeches.

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