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World Indigenous Tourism Summit 2018

Waitangi, New Zealand hosts the 2018 World Indigenous Tourism Summit, a forum for Indigenous peoples to discuss tourism, to share collective Indigenous wisdom, knowledge and traditions handed down through generations. Hashtags: #wits18, #kiaorawits

This Summit will introduce a prestigious line up of speakers to provide unique insights into how they have integrated traditional knowledge into compelling experiences for visitors. Speakers will introduce opportunities Indigenous communities have taken to build and grow tourism, and the challenges ahead for Indigenous guardians of ancestral landscapes.

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  • Will the conference have live and recorded video?
  • Will presentations and related documents be posted online?
  • What would locals like visitors to know about Waitangi?
  • What key concepts will be used in the Māori language?

Māori Proverbs (Whakataukī)
Toitu he kainga, whatu nga-rongaro he tangata.
The land still remains when people have disappeared.
Spanish: La tierra sigue siendo cuando las personas han desaparecido.

Kohaihai River mouth
Photo: Tom Walter, Kohaihai River Mouth



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