28 Famous Maori Proverbs

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28 Maori Proverbs.

1.A bird which eats berries can be caught, but not a bird that eats wood.. Maori Proverb. A bird which eats berries can be caught, but not a bird that eats wood.

2.A brave man who climbs trees is food for their roots.. Maori Proverb. A brave man who climbs trees is food for their roots.

3.A whale's tooth in a whale's jaw.. Maori Proverb. A whale's tooth in a whale's jaw.

4.A woman in the house is like a kaka in the forest.. Maori Proverb. A woman in the house is like a kaka in the forest.

5.Ask me what is the greatest thing in the world, I will reply: It is people, it is people, it is people.. Maori Proverb. Ask me what is the greatest thing in the world, I will reply: It is people, it is people, it is people.

6.Care for the land, Care for the people, Go forward.. Maori Proverb. Care for the land, Care for the people, Go forward.

7.Desolate darkeness, desolate brightness.. Maori Proverb. Desolate darkeness, desolate brightness.

8.He who stands up will live, He who sits down will perish.. Maori Proverb. He who stands up will live, He who sits down will perish.

9.In a very old tree, you may be certain that the sapwood is on the outside, while the heartwood is in the middle.. Maori Proverb. In a very old tree, you may be certain that the sapwood is on the outside, while the heartwood is in the middle.

10.Join those who can join sections of a canoe.. Maori Proverb. Join those who can join sections of a canoe.

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