Maori Treasures Gallery - Auckland Museum, New Zealand
Auckland's imposing museum building stands in the Auckland Domain on the rim of an ancient volcano surrounded by parks and gardens. It has the largest collection of Maori and Polynesian artifacts in the world, and for this reason alone is worth a visit. Major refurbishment of the museum is now complete, and the extensive Maori Treasures Gallery is a must-see. Key attractions in this area are the impressive 82-foot war canoe chiseled from one enormous totara trunk and covered with intricate…
Studio portrait of an unidentified young woman. She is wearing traditional Maori clothing and is wearing a hui tail feather behind each ear. Photographed standing beside a chair from waist up. She is holding a tewhatewha in her right hand and resting it on her shoulder. Photograph taken by William Henry Thomas Partington in early 1900s.
Matt Smiler – Hoe/Paddle W
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.