Full of cultural tips and hints on local protocol, the South Pacific Phrasebook will help guide you through situations ranging from visiting a New Zealand marae or enjoying Tonga's Heilala celebrations, to joining in a Samoan kava ceremony or checking out a Hawaiian hula competition.
Open up communication with local greetings and conversation starters, and discover the culture through traditional dance, legend and songs. In This Guide: Covers the languages of the Cook Islands, Easter Island, Fiji (Fijian & Fijian Hindi), Hawaii, New Caledonia, New Zealand (Maori & NZ English), Niue, Norfolk & Pitcairn islands, Samoa, Tahiti and Tonga. Favorite local dishes and traditional ways to cook up a feast. Maps locating each island within the region. Festivals, ceremonies and placenames.