Whakatauki

 

'EHARA TAKU TOA, HE TAKITAHI, HE TOA TAKITINI'

'My success should not be bestowed onto me alone, as it was not individual success but success of a collective'

Said humbly when acknowledged

 

 

'NAKU TE ROUROU NAU TE ROUROU KA ORA AI TE IWI'

'With your basket and my basket the people will live'

Referring to co-operation and the combination of resources to get ahead.  This proverb can be very useful and is often said