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Koa Wood Fish Hook | Hawaiian Makau

Our beautiful Makau is 2.5" long by 1.6" wide and is on a 28" natural braided cotton cord. Has Koa woodbead adjustable sliding knot to any length you need.

Kupe carving and tukutuku panel

The great explorer Kupe named a number of features in Wellington Harbour – including Matiu (Somes Island) and Mākaro (Ward Island), after his daughters. Kupe is on the right side of this panel, with Matiu and Mākaro at the bottom. On the left is the ...

New Oceanic Wood Sculptures by Wood Sculptor Richard M. Howell, Oceanic Wood Carving Artist and Fisheries Consultant

Wood Sculptor Richard Morgan Howell. Gallery of Oceanic wood carvings and information on fishery consulting business.

New Zealand, Paihia, North Island. Maori Meeting House, Waitangi Treaty Grounds. | Cecil Images

Carved Traditional Maori Figure, called Poupou, supporting the overhead rafters of the meeting house. These are the 12th, 13th, and 14th on the left side after entering the house. The twelth and thirteenth represent the style of the Ngati Porou tribe of the east coast north of Gisborne; the 14th represents the Rongowhakata tribe of Gisborne. Te Whare Runanga, built 1940, Waitangi Treaty Grounds, Paihia, north island, New Zealand. The woven panels on either side of the poupou are called…

Matt Smiler Kura Gallery Maori Art Design Aotearoa New Zealand Carving Matai Hoe Paddle 8

Matt Smiler – Hoe/Paddle W

Matt Smiler Kura Gallery Maori Art Design Aotearoa New Zealand Carving Matai Hoe Paddle 8

Taiaha (long fighting weapon), belonged to Titokowaru. | Collections Online

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Patuki (hand club) | Collections Online

Access information on more than 200,000 objects in Te Papa's collections. Get up close to our collections through collected specimens and thousands of zoomable images.

The most beautiful ornaments of the world

Maori Warrior Carvings - Te Whare Runanga - Waitangi by BlueVoter on Flickr. Via Flickr: Close up on one of the totems, where all faces have the Maori warrior pose.

Marae: Māori meeting grounds | 100% Pure New Zealand

The marae (meeting grounds) is the focal point of Māori communities throughout New Zealand. Find out more about the traditions and customs on a marae.

New Zealand, Paihia, North Island. Maori Meeting House, Waitangi Treaty Grounds. | Cecil Images

Waitangi Treaty Grounds, New Zealand. Maori Wood Carving inside Meeting House.

Taiaha kura (long fighting staff) | Collections Online

Taiaha Maori weapon

This article aims to help the reader understand and distinguish the different types of Maori Weapons. To understand Maori weapons and their intended specialized functions.

New Zealand Maori Carved Wood Panel | Helm Auction

New Zealand Maori Carved Wood Panel, 20th century item. Made of hardwood with shell inlay, the item measures 11.25" x 30" x 1.75". Maori, Rangi Redman. Beautiful wood wall panel carving w/large shell inlaid eyes and several figures. Condition: Fine, see images. Shipping: $60.00 w/insurance and signature.

Matt Smiler Kura Gallery Maori Art Design Aotearoa New Zealand Carving Matai Hoe Paddle 3

Matt Smiler – Hoe/Paddle W

Matt Smiler Kura Gallery Maori Art Design Aotearoa New Zealand Carving Matai Hoe Paddle 3