Taranga, the mother of Māui, stands over her newborn son, who floats on the ocean. Above her the baby lies on his mother's hair. When he was stillborn she set him into the sea wrapped in her tikitiki, a topknot of hair. Māui became known as Māui-tikitiki-a-Taranga. On one side of Taranga M...
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Tane the Maori god of the forest. I am still in the process of perfecting this picture. I'm not quite sure how to crop it yet or make the eyes without b... Tane God of the forest. In progress
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c. 1901-1910. Makareti (Maggie) Papakura at Te Taura meeting house, Whakarewarewa. Maggie later strove to break the colonial photography of 'dusky maiden' & 'south seas belle.' #Maori #Carving