“Money and salaries and paychecks…it’s all very taboo, isn’t it?
For a good number of white people, including white New Zealanders, haka is apparently irresistible.
Taboo, the English word, is a borrowing from the Polynesia “tapu”.
In Rotorua, the tourist hotspot in New Zealand’s central North Island, Te Arawa – the local tribe and perhaps the best haka performers in the country – share their art and coach their visitors in certain haka.
New Zealand seems to have things under control.
New Zealand is an exception here.
New Zealand has been uniquely blessed with generally good government.
“The decade since Lehman’s collapse has already seen central banks break many taboos, but they must now cross the Rubicon of monetary financing.
It won’t be long before Treasury and the Reserve Bank enter taboo territory and work together more closely to keep the economy afloat.
Wearing his Triple T hat, Keane believes the RBNZ will keep buying New Zealand Government Bonds on the secondary market, as it currently is under its Large-Scale Asset Purchase, or quantitative easing, programme launched last month.
Robertson said if there comes a time the market can’t absorb all the New Zealand Government Bonds being issued, then “of course” he would look at the RBNZ buying the bonds directly from Treasury.
Under its current programme, it has committed to buying up to $30 billion of New Zealand Government Bonds and $3 billion of Local Government Funding Agency bonds.
Still, it’s deeply strange that New Zealand drives the people dimension of our Pacific policy and which Pacific people live in Oz.
Special access to Oz for Pacific workers became a taboo topic in Canberra.
Score this a major achievement of island leaders, working through the forum, to change Australian thinking and dismantle the taboo.
A Sikh man who drove drunk and overstayed his visa can stay in New Zealand for now because of his forbidden love for a Muslim woman.
The 24-year-old became unlawfully in New Zealand when his work visa expired on October 2019 after he failed to meet character requirements due to a drink-driving conviction.
While the relationship works in New Zealand, it could not continue if he were he deported back to Punjab because his family there would not accept him after he abandoned the religion of his birth.
“Presently, the appellant is unlawfully in New Zealand essentially because of a conviction he now no longer has.
The tribunal also took into account the impact the man‘s deportation would have on his young partner, who stood to be the most affected by his removal from New Zealand.
Set in New Zealand at the height of the 1860s gold rush, Dublin-born actress Eve, 28 – who is the daughter of U2 frontman Bono and and his wife, activist Ali Hewson – plays Anna Wetherell – a young woman who sails to the country from Britain in 1965 to begin a new life.
BBC dramas such as Poldark, Taboo, SS-GB and Jamaica Inn have all been criticised for their poor sound quality, and containing ‘mumbling’.
Nine months prior to that, Anna, a bold Irish woman travelling alone to New Zealand to seek her fortune at the height of the gold rush, stood on the deck of a boat where she met prospector Emery Staines .
Shot on location in New Zealand, the scenery was beautiful, it’s just a shame that the story was an unfathomable mess.
His fellow panelist, New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, praised the prince for speaking out about mental health issues.
Ardern, at 38 the world’s youngest female head of government, has said she will introduce New Zealand’s first ‘well-being budget’ to gauge how policy impacts the quality of people’s lives.
“I think unfortunately one of the sad facts for New Zealand is that everyone knows someone who has taken their own life.
So does the taboo surrounding tattoos.
Many players from New Zealand‘s rugby team the All Blacks sport tattoos.
Why are tattoos taboo in Japan?
With plenty of players sporting tattoos, including traditional Polynesian designs, New Zealand‘s rugby team the All Blacks have already said they’d respect local custom and cover up when they’re in Japan.
Swearing – using taboo words that refer to sex or deprecate someone’s religion or relatives – happens in many different cultures.
The characters in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales written in the 14th century use taboo words to refer to genitalia.
In his research on rugby players in New Zealand, Dr Nick Wilson, lecturer in linguistics, found that every team member he recorded swore and that swearing demonstrated high solidarity in the team environment.
In Swedish and French for example, many people incorporate English swear words to add an extra dimension of taboo by swearing in another language, Dr Wilson says.
‘It’s a weird situation and it’s never really felt normal, because it isn’t normal, it’s really taboo,’she said. ‘But if it’s mutual and everyone’s got respect and everything’s on the table, you feel much more comfortable. ‘
Similarly, Brooke West, who is based in Auckland, New Zealand, has managed to build a lucrative career as a Sugar Baby.
But the 26-year-old from Auckland, New Zealand, doesn’t classify her work as ‘prostitution’ and argues there is a clear difference between them.
The text of this article was generated by the Breaking The Silence system that collected 11 news articles posted on the web from January 2019 to September 2020 and clustered for the taboo subjects related to New Zealand