In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- So, if Maori have taken hangi stones from the beach from 1840 until now (no breaks) they can continue to do so.
- I love hangi food, especially kumara, which is a sweet potato.
- Their little joke over, they led on to the more modern Maori feast - a large pit in the ground containing the evening's hangi.
- In terms of the economy we are cooking with gas not hangi stones anymore.
- Of course, the party happens in good old kiwi style - a hangi, singing, a big punch up, a showdown over the girl.
- We ate hangi for dinner - meat, smoky carrots and kumara cooked in baskets under the earth on hot rocks for over three hours.
- But most of the Inland Revenue Department offices are in the concrete jungles of this country, and there is no way to put a hangi in the ground.
- The most famous Maori culinary tradition is the hangi.
- One day there was a 100th Jubilee celebration for the first ever school built in New Zealand or some such other important occasion and Jack was asked to oversee the hangi.
- Those who wanted to argue the merits of preserving six hangi stones - thereby holding up a $600,000 development on State Highway 3-were given legal aid to do so.
- As the rays of this month's Sun turn your fleece gold, you'll be energetic little chili peppers: sizzlingly physical, wickedly witty and hot as a hangi - positively smoking!
- The kids ran around the hangi pit like wild Indians, whooping and yelling ‘War!’
- Our hotel, like several in Rotorua, has an evening hangi (earthen oven) feast, complete with Maori dances and a thundering, in-your-face haka.
- Having spent a bit of time in Robinvale and sharing the odd hangi with some Tongans, it looked to me like a great Saturday night.
- I remember last year, stuffing my face on all sorts of goodies; 2 dozen oysters, (1 raw, 1 battered and fried) plus a hangi are what stick in the mind.
- Trade is absolutely affected by that highway - and we had its realignment held up for 6 months because of the discovery of six hangi stones.
- It is not about being limited to collecting hangi stones and launching waka.
- Let us talk about the brave Opposition leaders who wander up to Maniapoto country, go inside for a hongi, but then walk outside and try to talk tough and say they will put the Te Wananga o Aotearoa in a hangi.
- We will start cooking, and not with hangi stones but with gas.
- I just make two points to Mr Key: firstly, hangi are not cooked in a microwave, and, secondly, instead of having his groceries delivered, it may pay him to go down to the supermarket.
- I heard rumour that someone was opening up a hangi restaurant in town, and there is this pie shop over by the racecourse that sells the best homemade pies this soul has ever encountered.
- The Prime Minister said that it was just about hangi stones and things of that nature, but it is a lot more.
- Exactly what this means depends very much on what usages are recognised - but so far the talk is of things like launching waka and gathering hangi stones.
- As Stephen Franks said a minute ago, the people who cook in a hangi or on a barbecue will be paying for those who like to cook on a Smeg or in a microwave oven and want a guaranteed uninterrupted power supply.
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