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CultureShock! : New Zealand : a survival guide to customs and etiquette

Author: Peter H Oettli
Publisher: Tarrytown, N.Y. : Marshall Cavendish Editions, ©2006.
Series: Culture shock!
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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CultureShock! New Zealand takes readers to the Land of the Long White Cloud which is home to the Maoris, the Pakehas, the All Blacks, and most recently, Middle Earth. Gain insights into why the country ranks as one of the best countries to live and work in. What's more, real experiences and tips on how to avoid the pitfalls when interacting with the locals ensure a smooth transition from immigrant to resident. Find  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Life skills guides
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter H Oettli
ISBN: 0761425047 9780761425045
OCLC Number: 173611703
Description: xv, 264 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1. First impressions --
2. Overview of the land and history --
3. People --
4. Fitting in --
5. Settling in --
6. Food and entertaining --
7. Enjoying New Zealand --
8. Learning the language --
9. The business scene --
10. New Zealand at a glance.
Series Title: Culture shock!
Other Titles: New Zealand :
Survival guide to customs and etiquette :
Customs and etiquette :
Responsibility: Peter Oettli.

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CultureShock! New Zealand takes readers to the Land of the Long White Cloud which is home to the Maoris, the Pakehas, the All Blacks, and most recently, Middle Earth. Gain insights into why the country ranks as one of the best countries to live and work in. What's more, real experiences and tips on how to avoid the pitfalls when interacting with the locals ensure a smooth transition from immigrant to resident. Find out about the locals' Number-8-wire mentality or why you are often asked to "give it a go." Learn how to behave at the marae when invited for a hakari by the Maori people and what it means to ask someone over for tea. -- Back cover.

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