One of the greatest Maori carvers created this Heru comb. Pataromu Tamatea. It sold on ebay for $1825.

one of the greatest maori carvers created this heru comb . pataromu tamatea - New Zealand .

Korowai (Maori cloak) - Aotaroagreat to see the younger Maori women learning how to weave the cloaks, a complicated procedure.We wear these at weddings or graduations or gift them to people(to honour) beautiful!

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

New Zealand | Maori Hei Tiki pendant | Whale bone | 19th - 20th century | Price on request

Maori Whale Bone Hei Tiki Pendant,Origin: New Zealand Circa: 19 th Century AD to 20 th Century AD .

Arthur James Iles (1870-1943) Maori Women, New Zealand, circa 1890-1920 Museum Victoria

les-sources-du-nil: “ Arthur James Iles Maori Women, New Zealand, circa Museum Victoria ”

Everyday just before eating our lunch a child shares a Food Karakia – a Maori prayer. The child shares each line and the rest of the class repeat it. After we’ve finished the Karakia we…

Everyday just before eating our lunch a child shares a Food Karakia - a Maori prayer. The child shares each line and the rest of the class repeat it. After we've finished the Karakia we get on with eating our lunch.

Haka...in case you were wondering what it would look like if stick figures did the haka. :)

Haka ~ Maori war, welcome, or celebration dance. Version here is well known - NOT the one currently used by the All Blacks though.

Beautiful Maori Culture!

This is a meré, a hand axe that is primarily decorative, ceremonial, and used in haka and dance performances by Maori people in Aotearoa (New Zealand). Historically, it was a weapon. It is sometimes also crafted out of pounamu (jade).

silezukuk: Arthur James Iles - Maori women, New Zealand, 1890 - 1920 [***]

les-sources-du-nil: “ Arthur James Iles Maori Women, New Zealand, circa Museum Victoria ”

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