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Bridget Moynahan, actress BLUE BLOOD Bridget Moynahan's elegant beauty underlines something value and attainable: impeccability, a strong belief in something larger than herself, and a strong work ethic. How does a Mother, a woman teach this to girls? There was hardly anyone on the train yesterday afternoon. Two teenager girls got on the train posturing, and self-conscious. Obviously trying to appear suave, mature, and elegant they strutted like short peacocks to their seats, and plopped…

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Pikorua - This is a Maori twist symbol that resembles an intertwined new-growth pikopiko fern frond found in the damp woods of New Zealand. It represents the beauty, strength and endurance of the bond of loyal friendship between two people. It is also symbolic of the criss- crossing and inter-linked paths of life of friends. True friends share an eternal connection that will not weaken even when the persons are separated at times.

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Detail of wood carving from the ceremonial Māori war canoe Nagātokimatawhaorua. (Photo by James Shook.)

A Maori waka at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds. This is where the official treaty was signed between the British Crown and the Maori. Waitangi is considered the birthplace of New Zealand as a nation. Moving To New Zealand, New Zealand Travel, Auckland, Waitangi Day, Polynesian People, New Zealand Holidays, Long White Cloud, New Zealand North, Bay Of Islands

A Maori waka at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds. This is where the official treaty was signed between the British Crown and the Maori. Waitangi is considered the birthplace of New Zealand as a nation.

Hokule'a and Hikianalia crew participating in the traditional Maori powhiri welcome ceremony in Waitangi, Aotearoa King Kamehameha, Long White Cloud, Polynesian Art, Family Is Everything, Herb, Hawaiian, Islands, Photo Galleries, Culture

Photo Gallery | Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia Welcomed to Waitangi - Hōkūleʻa

When intrepid Hōkūleʻa crewmembers first sailed to Aotearoa (New Zealand) 29 years ago using the traditional Polynesian art of non-instrument navigating, they reopened an ancestral route and rekindled the genealogical connection between Hawaiians and Māori. Yesterday, Hōkūleʻa has returned, with its sister canoe Hikianalia, carrying with her many of the original crewmembers to reaffirm cultural Read more