Hui (Māori assembly)

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A hui is a New Zealand term for a social gathering or assembly.

Originally a Māori language word, it was used by Europeans as early as 1846 when referring to Māori gatherings[1] - but is now increasingly used in New Zealand English to describe events that are not exclusively Māori.[2][3][4]

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  1. ^ Orsman, H. W. (1997). The dictionary of New Zealand English: a dictionary of New Zealandisms on historical principles. NZ: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-558347-7. 
  2. ^ "...for all those involved with the Internet in New Zealand...", nethui.org.nz
  3. ^ "Tech Hui 2010"
  4. ^ Neville, Alice (31 May 2009). "Too much hui and not enough do-ey". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 3 October 2011.