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. CultureShock! New Zealand is the ideal companion to help you survive and succeed in this beautiful land. Book jacket.Oettli, Peter is the author of 'Culture Shock! New Zealand A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette', published 2007 under ISBN 9780761425045 and ISBN 0761425047.