Full of cultural tips and hints on local protocol, Lonely Planet's 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.
- 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.
|Date Published||September 1, 1999
|Dimensions||5.6 x 3.7 x 0.7 in