My treatments are "Hand On" so I have to ...

Understand my Clients ~ and have Rapport !

MAORIS are concerned about appearance

All the MEN and the Older LADIES ~ have

Elaborate TATTOOS ~ I like TATTOOS !


I'm can discuss their significance ~ which

Establishes a communication

And is an "ice breaker" with new clients !

Generally Maoris are quite fit ~ They

Walk a lot and love energetic DANCE 

My MAORI clients have accepted ME !


They are very tactile ~ enjoy Massages

Rubbing noses ~ HONGI ~ is quite sensual !


Thanks for visiting ~ comments welcome ~ Love ANGELA XOX


This Poem is presented as BLANK VERSE (iambic petameter)

6 6 2 SONNET ~ arranged by BRIAN ~ ENJOY ANGELA XOX


There are over 600,000 MAORIS living in New Zealand which

is about 15% of the Population ! The are equal Citizens and

all signs (as in WALES UK) are bilingual. They are prominent

in all walks of life and have their own culture and language.

Maori Studies are encouraged in Schools and Universities.

They colonized NZ in the 13 C from the Polynesian Islands.

They are loving & gentle and make excellent employees in

the Caring Professions and are excellent Patients and they

love the exercises I proscribe and Therapeutic Massage !

They tell me that I have MAGICAL HANDS & FINGERS !

All New Zealanders are very friendly towards BRITS so Ruth

and I are really enjoying our stay ! BRIAN who has relations

in Auckland and has visited several times warned me I would

fall in LOVE with the People and the Country and won't want

to leave when my exchange Year is complete. Maybe I will be

able to persuade BRIAN to EMIGRATE in June 2019 ! Love and

Blessings to ALL ~ ANGELA an Honorary KIWI ~ XOXOX



  • Author: BRIANSODES (Pseudonym) (Offline Offline)
  • Published: June 15th, 2018 03:23
  • Category: Reflection
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  • orchidee

    A fine write Angela/Brian.


      Thanks STEVE ~ Pleased you liked it ! ANGELA sends me her "Message from NZ" in a email and requests me to put it into Poetic Form and post it for her on MPS ~ she is not a MEMBER but shares my Membership. After only two weeks she is under NZ's magical spell ~ I should have persuaded her to go to YORKSHIRE instead ~ plenty of SHEEP ! She has already joined the Maori Dance Group and is getting her POIS (E) ~ Yours BRIAN Watching MAORI DANCING always makes me nostalgic !

    • Fay Slimm.

      The very singing and dancing is hypnotic - - no wonder Angela has fallen in love with Maori gentleness - - - a lovely read Brian and the informative sonnet much appreciated.

      • BRIAN & ANGELA

        Thanks FAY ~ Pleased you liked it ! N Island NZ has a very high % of Maoris ~ who together with the climate and scenery make it paradise on Earth ~ just like CORNWALL ! ANGELA sends me the draft and I tweak it and PUBLISH ~ a symbiosis of LOVE ! Love the MAORI LADIES they are so lovely and rhythmic ! Angela wants to visit ROTORUA and experience a HANGI (A meal cooked by thermal ground energy) and a HAKA ~ watch this SPACE ~ Yours BRIAN & ANGELA (NZ)

      • FineB

        Thank you Brian.

        A wonderful tribute to the Maori people of New Zealand.

        When I visited New Zealand many years ago I had the good fortune to visit Rotorua a beautiful place and one of the great Maori cultural centres of New Zealand.

        Keep writing

        • BRIAN & ANGELA

          Thanks "FB" pleased you enjoyed ANGELA's tribute to the MAORIS ~ Lovely people ! I have visited ROTORUA a great centre of Maori Culture were on cannot only enjoy the HONGI (nose rubbing) but also the HANGI a meal cooked by earth thermal energy ! ANGELA plans to visit ROTORUA soon so we may publish a POEM on the HANGI and the HAKA ~ Yours BRIAN

        • Christina8

          A wonderful and educational write Angela and Brian! So glad you are having a great time! Thanks for sharing your experiences! Sister Christina

          • BRIAN & ANGELA

            Thanks CHRIS ~ please check my Longer response to your comment ~ Hugs ANGELA & BRIAN @@@@@@@

          • BRIAN & ANGELA

            THANKS CHRIS ~ Remember Angela is in NZ with her flatmate RUTH (Radiographer) I am still in UK ~ booked for NZ in August ! We talk each day (phone) and she emailed me the Poem Outline and asked me to tweek it into a Sonnet (14 lines 6 6 2) ! NZ is a great place and S & R are loving it even though it's WINTER (50 ~ 55F) but no snow. They both work indoors so it is OK and as you know HOSPITALS are usually warm. Please add a POEM to my new FUSION on ANIMALS ~ Thanks BRIAN ~ Angela sends her love and hugs @@@@@@@
            Its 75F in S E UK and a little rain ~ how's your weather ~ still warm & wet ? Thanks for your comments on all my Poems ~ much appreciated ~ How's your MUSE ~ still dormant ? Yours B & A

          • Goldfinch60

            Good combined write. From the words being spoken I can see that you may well be writing on MPS from New Zealand before very long.

          • LaurašŸŒ»

            Mio Caro Amico BRIAN,
            Ringraziamenti ad Angela!
            Many Thanks to Angela for this very informative write! Great video and pic!
            Amazing people...the Maoris!
            Abbracci e Baci per te ed Angela...

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