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Consumer stories & videos

A video collection of consumer stories, in their own words.

The Commission has produced a number of videos of consumers, including the stories of our current and former consumer network representatives. Use the links below to access the videos.

Consumer stories & videos

Glossary of terms

Hapu: sub-tribe
Hauora: health
Himene: hymn
Hinengaro: mind; heart, conscience
Hui: meeting
Iwi: tribe; people
Kaitakawaenga: Maori liaison
Karakia: prayer
Kaumatua: male elder
Kaupapa: rule; basic idea; foundation
Korero: speaking; dialogue
Kuia: woman elder
Manaakitanga: hospitality
Marae: meeting house
Mawehe: be separated
Mihi: greet; admire
Paepae: orators; bench
Tinana: body, trunk
Tupapaku: corpse
Waiata: song or chant often following a speech
Wairua: spirit
Whānau: family
Whakamoemiti: prayers to give thanks
Whakapapa: genealogy; lineage; descent
Whakawhanaungatanga: relationships
Whare: house

Last updated: 20th December 2021