Maori taonga, collections and museums – Views from the Bay
c.1880s, Mere Nako of Te Atiawa tribe, a 'kuia' (Maori female elder) who lived in Motueka, near Nelson on the north end of the South Island, New Zealand // she is wearing a 'hei-tiki,' a traditional Maori pendant usually made out of pounamu (greenstone)
How traditional Maori face tattoos called Moko describe without words
Striking images, taken by New Zealand's first ever photographer, Elizabeth Pulman, depict the way of life of the Maori, including their unique method of tattooing the face called ta moko, shown.
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Portraits of Haami te Hau Nuhaka, Ihaka Whaanga and two unidentified Maori men | National Library of New Zealand
Individual portraits of Haami te Hau Nuhaka, Ihaka Whaanga and two unidentified Maori men. Taken by an unknown photographer circa 1876. Quantity: ...
In 1898, 28-year-old Charles Frederick Goldie returned to his hometown of Auckland, New Zealand after studying painting at the Academie Julian in Paris. He moved into his former art teacher’s studi...