Lonely Planet South Pacific Phrasebook

Lonely Planet South Pacific Phrasebook

by Michael James Simpson
     
 

Full of cultural tips and hints on local protocol, the South Pacific Phrasebook will help guide you through situations ranging from visiting a New Zealand marae or enjoying Tonga's Heilala celebrations, to joining in a Samoan kava ceremony or checking out a Hawaiian hula competition. Open up communication with local greetings and conversation starters, and discover

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Full of cultural tips and hints on local protocol, the South Pacific Phrasebook will help guide you through situations ranging from visiting a New Zealand marae or enjoying Tonga's Heilala celebrations, to joining in a Samoan kava ceremony or checking out a Hawaiian hula competition. Open up communication with local greetings and conversation starters, and discover the culture through traditional dance, legend and songs.

In This Guide:

Covers the languages of the Cook Islands, Easter Island, Fiji (Fijian & Fijian Hindi), Hawaii, New Caledonia, New Zealand (Maori & NZ English), Niue, Norfolk & Pitcairn islands, Samoa, Tahiti and Tonga.
Favorite local dishes and traditional ways to cook up a feast.
Maps locating each island within the region.
Festivals, ceremonies and placenames.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780864425959
Publisher:
Lonely Planet Publications
Publication date:
09/28/1999
Series:
Lonely Planet Phrasebook Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
3.70(w) x 5.55(h) x 0.73(d)

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