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Mātauranga Māori and Science – Quiz


Choose the best answer. 

1. Polynesians were the first human settlers of New Zealand and they named the land "Aotearoa".
2. Mātauranga Māori encompasses world views, language, cultural practices, and principles that originated from Māori ancestors, and then got passed down across generations.
3. Maori word "tiaki" means “to care for people and place”.
4. The Toheroa Abundance Project is an example of Western science and mātauranga Māori working together in the conservation of endemic species in New Zealand.
5. In Maori, "kuia" is a guardian, keeper, preserver, conservator, or protector.

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