Shoulder Cape – sold – Kura Gallery: Maori and New Zealand Art + Design.
Kura Gallery Aotearoa Art + Design – we exhibit and sell an extensive range of original quality Maori and New Zealand made art and design that is unique to Aotearoa. Established in 1998 Kura has artspaces in both Auckland and Wellington and represents established and emerging Maori and New Zealand artists.
'Matariki' by Veranoa Hetet. A reversible cloak made entirely of flax (unprocessed, piupiu and fibre). The top woven panel has the Matariki pattern on one side and Waahi rua on the reverse. Both patterns represent those who have passed on. When wearing this cloak one is embraced by them. The piupiu at the bottom gives weight to the cloak and represents the gifts handed down by our ancestors - anchoring Māori in tradition.
Cheree Te Orangaroa Downes | Artbay Gallery
Artist Profile: Cheree Te Orangaroa Downes Cheree Te Orangaroa Downes is a Maori artist from Waihopai (Invercargill). A member of the Kai Tahu, Kati Mamae, Waitaha, Ngati Tuwharetoa and Ngati Hine iwi (tribes), her work is crafted using traditional techniques, handed down through many generations. Cheree T O Downes’ ta
WHĀRIKI – DECORATIVE WALL HANGINGS
a Whāriki are woven mats from natural fibre such as Harakeke (Phormium species) or Kiekie (Freycinetia baueriana). Traditionally, Whāriki were used as floor mats, ceremonial mats, for wall d…