Galley Wench Tales

Exploring the world through the people we meet
and the food they eat.

What the Whuck? Maori-isms

What does a parrot have to do with Whangarei’s name?Read on for the wonderful and whacky world or Maori nomenclature.“Where you going to in New Zealand?” queried Greg, a Kiwi ex-pat running Neiafu Tonga’s Tropicana Café.“Opua, the rest of the Bay of Islands,...