Native Zealand And New Zealand

1562 WordsApr 6, 20177 Pages
In the following annotation, I have documented a summary of information that is based on five gastronomic themes, including the people of the Cook Islands and how these people have migrated to New Zealand over the years and still continue too. In fact, the number of Cook Islanders in New Zealand has now reached over 4000 people in counting for the year of 2017. My analysis will include a small background into the history of the Cook Islanders and how they first settled in New Zealand. I will include their rituals and beliefs on how they lived their life growing up and introducing the different kinds of foods and drinks that they traditionally consume. I discuss the way they live here in New Zealand compared to their ancestor’s back on…show more content…
Returning to the text of Rodger Duff (1974) He claims that an estimate of five hundred Cook Islanders served in the first world war. Only three out of four returned, these four now see the Cook Islands in a new way because they have a new perspective having been exposed to a wider world. Since then the Cook Island people migrated to New Zealand. Hukarere Girls Collage based in Napier was a popular option for the girls to attend college. By 1936 there were one hundred and three Cook Islanders living in New Zealand. In 1942 the government had then signed an agreement with the New Zealand government to recruit workers from the Cooks during the World war 2, from that agreement, more young woman and men arrived. The Cook Island lost 1,492 people to migration. Theme 2: Rituals E.H.Lamont, Wild Life Among The Pacific Islands,(1867) Hurst and Blackett, London I have found that there are numerous rituals which align to the Cook Islands that Hurst and Blackette (1867) discuss in their text. The Cook Islanders believe in a lot of rituals. Christian values and respect for elders is an important aspect to these people. They believe in good manners and being polite is an outstanding draw to my eyes in the Cook Island culture, they are known for their hospitable and generous hearts. When being invited to someone’s home it is tradition to bring a small gift for the host. E.H.Lamont(1867) talks about the haircutting ceremony, this is a
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