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Karyn Paringatai

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Conference paper

Poia atu / mai ?) taku poi – The Polynesian Origins of Poi

Poi is recognised around the world as a performance item unique to Māori. The word poi refers to a Māori dance or game performed with a ball-like object, to which a cord of varying length is attached. Poi refers to both the ball and the...
Journal article

Poia atu taku poi: Unearthing the knowledge of the past

The word poi refers to a Maori dance or game performed with a ball-like object, to which a cord of varying length is attached. Poi refers to both the ball and the dance, which normally includes hitting and swinging the ball on its string, usually...