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Who Are The Māori People Of New Zealand?

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The Māori are the indigenous people of Aotearoa or what is today New Zealand. Famous for their haka, poi, and face tattoos. They're descended from Polynesians, the greatest voyagers the world has ever known. They hunted gigantic like mega-birds, terrified European colonists, and built a rich culture while isolated from the rest of the world.

But who are the Māori, what is their history, and what exactly is a Trojan Whale? Well, Let's Find Out!

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25 Best Places to Visit in Europe - Travel Europe

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Although it is the world’s second smallest continent, Europe welcomes more than half of all the tourists worldwide. In fact, 7 of the 10 most visited countries in the world are European nations. It’s easy to see why; a well-preserved cultural heritage, rich history, safety and efficient infrastructure makes visiting Europe a breeze. Here’s a look at the best places to visit in Europe:



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