Hui (Māori assembly)

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

Originally from the Māori language, the word was used by Europeans as early as 1846 to refer 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...",
  3. ^ "Tech Hui 2010" Archived 2010-07-21 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Neville, Alice (31 May 2009). "Too much hui and not enough do-ey". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 3 October 2011.