Thursday, July 02, 2009

In Auckland, New Zealand - Potiki Adventures Tour + a visit with Maori sculptor



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hwq0OpqyziU

Organic Living TV with the Hippy Gourmet we arrive to Auckland, New Zealand! Meeting up first with Melissa from Potiki Adventures we learn about the authentic and contemporary Maori cultural sites and then are introduced by her to Maori sculptor Blaine Te Rito of Te Rito Arts. Blaine gives us wonderful insight into the background of Maori language and history through carvings!

For more information, please visit
www.PotikiAdventures.com
www.TeRitoArts.com

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Monday, June 29, 2009

In New Zealand, visiting a Maori village in Rotorua



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PakQ7tbP1Uk

In this segment from Organic Living TV with the Hippy Gourmet we meet Sonny Galvin of Superia Tours, an indigenous Maori tour company based in Rotorua, New Zealand. Sonny brings us through the Maori Village of Tehokow Hitu-A-Tu where we learn about the thermal waters and Maori culture. We are also so blessed to meet Jason Phillips of the Sacred Maori Instruments studio who demonstrates a number of beautiful Maori instruments and sounds to us. After this we return to the Millennium Hotel in Rotorua and visit with Executive Chef Chris Bell to learn more about the connection between the Millennium Hotel and local Maori ingredients.

For more information, please visit www.SuperiaTours.co.nz

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Saturday, June 27, 2009

In New Zealand making Maori Fried Bread with Chef Chris Bell



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_a7no0ztiw

In this segment from Organic Living TV with the Hippy Gourmet we are in the natural thermal hot springs area of Rotorua, New Zealand! We meet up with Chef Chris Bell from the sustainable Millennium Hotel & visit the local farmer's market, to make Maori Fried Bread!

For more information, please visit www.MillenniumHotels.co.nz

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Monday, June 22, 2009

In New Zealand with Chef Charles Royal & MaoriFood.com



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pshQQWFFPVs

In this segment from Organic Living TV with the Hippy Gourmet we visit with Maori Chef Charles Royal! Charles gives us a behind the scenes look at his native bush cooking tours, as well as his MaoriFood.com wild herb brand of products called Kinaki!

For more information, please visit www.MaoriFood.com

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Tuesday, June 16, 2009

New Zealand Day 16 Chef Charles Royal - Fern Mushroom Salad



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_oc86WLRmJI

In this segment from Organic Living TV with the Hippy Gourmet we arrive on the north island of New Zealand to Rotorua and meet traditional Maori Chef Charles Royal! Charles takes us foraging for wild and indigenous ingredients. We end up back at Pounamu Lodge on Lake Tarewera to prepare a lovely wild Fern, Mushroom and Smoked Tomato Salad!

For more information, please visit
www.MaoriFood.com
www.PounamuLodge.co.nz

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