Maori Art, Wood Carving | ©stephanieetstephane, via flickr

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The curled Ponga (Tree Fern) koru. The koru is the budlike beginning of a fern leaf before it opens. The symbol is prominent in traditional Maori art motifs such as bone and wood carvings, and tattoos (moko). The unfurling koru leaf pattern represents new beginnings.

The curled Ponga (Tree Fern) koru. The koru is the budlike beginning of a fern leaf before it opens. The symbol is prominent in traditional Maori art motifs such as bone and wood carvings, and tattoos (moko).

Bronwyn Waipuka Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Mana Wahine Series Framed Digital Print Ngahere The Forest

BWAIPUKAart is a collection of digitally designed limited edition art inspired by New Zealand Maori culture and heritage

digital art inspired by the Maori new year Matariki, and star cluster, also a dedication to the beauty that is our Maori wahine.    I wanted to give the artwork a celestial feel, not like gods, but apart of the stars and systems, a synergy within. giving you that sense of scope and scale    http://www.onesian.com

Seven Sisters 1 (Matariki 'Seven Sisters' collection) by Allen Villi (Onesian).

masterworks gallery  Matthew McIntyre-Wilson has studied Art & Design, majoring in jewellery, at both Hawkes Bay Polytechnic and Whitireia Polytechnic.    Mathew is of Titahi and Nga Mahanga descent, and is heavily influenced by traditional Maori art. He has exhibited extensively throughout New Zealand.

masterworks gallery Matthew McIntyre-Wilson has studied Art & Design, majoring in jewellery, at both Hawkes Bay Polytechnic and Whitireia Polytechnic. Mathew is of Titahi and Nga Mahanga descent, and is heavily influenced by traditional Maori art.

Carla is a contemporary Maori Artist from the Hokianga  |  Aotearoa, Nz.  She is a part of the Taitokerau Maori Arts Collective and Nga Kaihanga Uku, a national collective of Maori clayworkers.  Her anahera - angel - series is recognised and collected - | Maori | Art | Sculpture |

Visitors and locals alike will be able to take home their very own symbol of Aotearoa mythology with the Maori Angel clay pieces created by Auckland local and contemporary Maori clay artist Carla Ruka.

Bronwyn Waipuka Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Mana Wahine Series Framed Digital Print Featured Artist

Bronwyn Waipuka Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Mana Wahine Series Framed Digital Print Featured Artist

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