New Zealand Travel Inspiration - Maori Carving in Rockside, Lake Taupo, New Zealand - The spiritual & cultural beauty of the Maori rock carvings at Mine Bay on Lake Taupo are over 10 metres high & tower over the deep waters of Lake Taupo.
Waka brought divine gifts to the Maori First Nation. For this reason the waka inspire kotahitanga (unity) even today. My mind wonders that if Hawaii, Rapanui and Aotearoa were all reached by Waka what would have prevented them from reaching the Americas?
Maori carvings of New Zealand KahuroaKahungunu: Kahungunu was the ancestor of the Māori tribe Ngāti Kahungunu, and is seen here holding a hoe and a canoe paddle. The carving is part of the canoe house on Treaty grounds, Waitangi.
Maori Portraits, New Zealand. Photographer Jimmy Nelson has set out to capture pictures of as many of these groups as he could manage to meet over a two-year period in his “Before They Pass Away” photo compilation.