New Zealand | Te Aho: a noted Waikato warrior | Charles Goldie (New Zealand history painter and portraitist; 1870 - 1947).  Oil on Canvas.  1902

Face it, Americans, we'll never be this cool no matter what we ink. Maori new zealand tattoos

Koru

The Unfurling Fern, the Koru, symbolising new beginnings again and again!

Maori moko, chin and lips

In New Zealand, Maori women with tattooed lips and chins are considred the most beautiful.The more tattoes, the more desireable the woman is.

Maori girl; wearing Hei Tiki huia feathers in her hair, ear ornament of ribbon, and korowai Late 19th century.

portrait of Maori girl; wearing Hei Tiki (neck pendant), headpiece and feather cloak; New Zealand. © The Trustees of the British Museum

Korowai (Maori cloak) - Aotaroagreat to see the younger Maori women learning how to weave the cloaks, a complicated procedure

Korowai (Maori cloak) - Aotaroa (New Zealand) - Great to see the younger Maori women learning how to weave the cloaks, a complicated procedure

Young Maori Woman with Moko Wearing Korowai Cloak and Hei Tiki, Foy Brothers, Thames (New Zealander), c. 1872-86

Young Maori Woman with Moko Wearing Korowai Cloak and Hei Tiki, Foy Brothers, Thames (New Zealander), c. Albumen carte-de-visite photograph, x cm This photograph displays a Maori.

Joanne Webber » Art - Contemporary New Zealand Artist and Painter

Joanne Webber, artist, is based in Christchurch, New Zealand and paints themes which are distinct, bright and striking.

New Zealand | Portrait of Atama Paparangi based on the photograph “Atama, a Rangi (chief) of the Arawa Maori, ca. 1920, showing traditional moko (facial tattooing) and skin carving”  Seen here wearing hei tiki (neck pendant), shark tooth ear ornament, huia feathers in his hair, and a korowai (tag cloak). | Late 19th century

New Zealand | Portrait of Atama Paparangi based on the photograph “Atama, a Rangi (chief) of the Arawa Maori, ca. 1920, showing traditional moko (facial tattooing) and skin carving” Seen here wearing hei tiki (neck pendant), shark tooth ear ornament, huia feathers in his hair, and a korowai (tag cloak). | Late 19th century

Patara Te Tuhi - An Old Warrior by Charles Goldie

Patara Te Tuhi: an old warrior by Charles Goldie, Oil on canvas

Memories, Rakapa (An Arawa Chieftainess) - Charles Goldie

Memories, Rakapa (An Arawa Chieftainess) - Charles Goldie.ive seen Goldie painting up close and their realism is amazing. very beautiful paintings.

Artist Charles Goldie - A Study. 1905  beautiful jade carving (pounamu (greenstone), a form of jade) .... #shape # pattern #colourinspiration

Charles Frederick Goldie, OBE was a well-known New Zealand artist, famous for his portrayal of Māori dignitaries.

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