Whitiwhiti: Tomo and Moemoe

April 5, 2022, 2:30 p.m.

Marriage within traditional Māori society was shaped by the importance of family and tribal links.

For most people, partners were ideally chosen from within the hapū or iwi. Marriages were often arranged, with children promised in marriage from a very young age. People also sometimes found their own partners, and would then seek agreement from senior members of their family.

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