December 08, 2007

Maori "Oscar" for pop star

Elton John given 'rare' Maori cloakNew Zealand Maoris have given Sir Elton John a specially-made bird feather cloak granted only to people of high rank.

"It's the Maori equivalent to an Academy Award and (also means) the inclusion of Sir Elton John as an honoured member of Ngati Te Whiti" sub-tribe, said its chairman, Peter Love.

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