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Every Picture Tells A Story: by Maori Goddess Taranga by Robyn Kahukiwa Polynesian People, Polynesian Art, Artist Painting, Artist Art, Baby Painting, Maori Legends, Maori People, Maori Designs, Pop Art Wallpaper

'Taranga'

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...

A sketch of Maui. I exaggerated the hook a bit. It is, after all, a very important artifact. Corresponding to his legend of fishing up the islands. My brother has made a very heav. Hawaiian Mythology, Polynesian Art, Polynesian Culture, Maori Legends, World Mythology, New Zealand Art, Hawaiian Art, Maori Art, Kiwiana

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Hine-nui-i-te-po (Ancestress of the Night) by June Northcroft Grant: Hine-nui-te-pō ("Great woman of night") is a goddess of night and death and the ruler of the underworld in Māori mythology. She is a daughter of Tāne. Goddess Of The Underworld, Polynesian People, Art Grants, Maori Designs, New Zealand Art, Nz Art, Maori Art, Gods And Goddesses, Archetypes

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Hine-nui-i-te-po (Ancestress of the Night) by June Northcroft Grant: Hine-nui-te-pō ("Great woman of night") is a goddess of night and death and the ruler of the underworld in Māori mythology. She is a daughter of Tāne. She fled to the underworld because .... The red colour of sunset comes from her. Finish the myth - And that is why today red is the colour of the sunset.

Tāmure wrestles with Kaiwhare, a man-eating taniwha who lived in an underwater cave at Piha. Tāmure lived at Hauraki and was reputed to have a mere pounamu (greenstone weapon) with the power to defeat any taniwha. He came to Piha at the request of the . Hawaiian Mythology, Maori Legends, Maori Patterns, Christmas Party Poster, Polynesian Art, Maori Designs, Nz Art, Maori Art, Kiwiana

Tāmure and Kaiwhare

Tāmure wrestles with Kaiwhare, a man-eating taniwha who lived in an underwater cave at Piha. Tāmure lived at Hauraki and was reputed to have a mere pounamu (greenstone weapon) with the power to defeat any taniwha. He came to Piha at the request of the ...

Dittmer, Wilhelm, :Maui fishing New Zealand out of the ocean. Art Maori, Polynesian People, Zealand Tattoo, Maori Designs, New Zealand Art, Nz Art, Kiwiana, Indigenous Art, Folklore

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Dittmer, Wilhelm, 1866-1909 :Maui fishing New Zealand out of the ocean. [London, Routledge, 1907]

Mahuika is a Māori fire deity. Generally, Mahuika is female and wife of the god Auahitūroa. Māui stole fire from the fingernails of Mahuika Polynesian People, Polynesian Art, Maori Legends, Celtic Goddess, Maori Designs, New Zealand Art, Aboriginal Culture, Nz Art, Maori Art

Mahuika is a Māori fire deity. Generally, Mahuika is female and wife of the god Auahitūroa. Māui stole fire from the fingernails of Mahuika

Moana - The person who is with Moana is the demigod Maui Maori pantheon. He had already been created by a Disney artist, the talented Brittney Lee, for his personal work. Tatouage Delta, Art Maori, Hawaii Vintage, Disney Pixar, Brittney Lee, Character Art, Character Design, Posters Vintage, Hawaiian Art

Brittney Lee

Maui is a demi-god who is responsible for fishing the Hawaiian islands out of the sea. That makes him awesome. He is also the last in my series of Hawaiian gods! Now I have to get busy on other exciting things. I missed my post last night, so expect at least two more posts from me before the end of the week. Happy Monday, everyone!

Native carved pole of Tangaroa God of the Sea. Description from pintere . Maori Designs, Maori Legends, Greek Mythology Art, Maori People, Warrior Drawing, Polynesian Art, Nz Art, Maori Art, Kiwiana

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Pacific Islanders have expressed their disappointment in the portrayal of the heroic Polynesian demi-god Maui in the animated Disney film Moana which is set to be released this year. Hawaiian Decor, Hawaiian Art, Children's Films, Polynesian Art, Biblical Art, Tropical Art, Disney Films, Island Life, Still Image

Painting of Māui; a Pacific hero. Here he is at Haleakalā to snare the sun so that it will pass slower through the sky to allow people to get more work done. The Hawaiians have a very precise fusion of science and spirituality which in my opinion is a dynamic evolution in human consciousness.

Ko Aotearoa Tenei by Johnson Witehira // Maui Tikitiki-a-Taranga Maori Patterns, Graphic Patterns, Maori Designs, New Zealand Art, Nz Art, Maori Art, Creative Background, Beauty Art, Artist Painting

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Ko Aotearoa Tenei by Johnson Witehira // Maui Tikitiki-a-Taranga

Maui Captures the Sun by Ron Ronzi White Aboriginal Art Animals, Maori Art, Inspirational Wall Art, Maui, Mythology, Contemporary Art, Legends, Digital Art, Year 8

Maui Captures the Sun by Ron Ronzi White

Maui Captures the Sun Digital Art by Ron Ronzi White

The Hawaiian demigod is extra large in Disney’s new animated film. His creators explain their departure from previous depictions. Maui Demigod, New York Times, Ny Times, Moana, Iron Man, Superhero, Big, Disney, Movies

How (and Why) Maui Got So Big in ‘Moana’ (Published 2016)

How (and Why) Maui Got So Big in ‘Moana’ - The New York Times