This case study explores Pacific ways of talking about issues of common concern with reference to two customary forms of talk that continue in current use in Fiji and Aotearoa. Taken together they provide an insight into an approach to collective talk, especially the importance of ceremony, which has commonalities with that used in other customary societies.


Creator | Kaihanga
David Robinson, Kayt Robinson
Year of Creation | Tau
Publisher | Kaiwhakaputa
Kettering Foundation, Dayton, Ohio
Keywords | Kupu
dialogue, deliberation, understanding, custom
Main Language | Reo Matua
Submitter's Rights | Nga Tika o te Kaituku
I am the author / creator of this resource
This Research has
not been formally reviewed for publication by academics at a university
Bibliographic Citation | Whakapuakanga

Robinson, D and Robinson, K (2005). ‘Pacific ways of talk – hui and talanoa’ in Collective Decision Making Around the World, Kettering Foundation, Dayton, Ohio. ISBN-978-0-923993-18-4.

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