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She and others would be able to offer tips on pronunciation.
Aside from the pronunciation request, Thursday would be ''just really a day for people to enjoy'' while celebrating differences and promoting Maori culture.
Ms Webster said a list of musicians was lined up to play and people could also watch kapa haka and flax weaving demonstrations and hear Maori stories.
''It's a taste of Maori culture in Queenstown.''
As with previous years, she is expecting the hangi to sell out, pre-orders having been sold the week before.
The event is held in partnership with the Queenstown Lakes District Council and the Queenstown Playcentre.
A plate of hangi food will cost $15, cash only.