Post by Kiwi Frontline on May 13, 2021 2:56:22 GMT 12
WEEKEND 'MARAE STAY' ORGANISED TO CONNECT HINDU, MAORI COMMUNITIES
Two local youth groups have taken the lead in establishing closer ties between two communities in the country.
Hindu Youth New Zealand and New Zealand Hindu Students Forum have organised a "Marae Stay" in Rotorua this weekend in an effort to connect the Hindu and Maori communities.
"These marae stays serve as an opportunity for the Hindu community in New Zealand to connect with tangata whenua, experience staying at a traditional marae and learn about the numerous similarities between the Hindu and Māori communities, be it socially, culturally, or spiritually," says HYNZ president Murali Magesan……