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Introducing Maori Lifestyles: At Koriniti Marae - Whanganui River Region Polynesian People, Polynesian Art, Tahiti, Maori Symbols, Maori Patterns, Maori People, Maori Designs, New Zealand Art, Nz Art

At Koriniti Marae - Whanganui River Region

Koriniti Marae is nestled into a pretty hollow just above the Whanganui River. It's a lovely marae with a selection of fascinating buildings, including a cute-as-a-button church. I took these photographs llast time I visited the marae, in 2010. The Whare Karakia - literally, the House of Prayers. Carving Detail Painted kowhaiwhai detail above the mahau (front porch) of one of the wharenui (meeting houses). Kowhaiwhai patterns vary from tribe to tribe (iwi to iwi) and many iwi have patterns…

Introducing Maori Lifestyles: At Koriniti Marae - Whanganui River Region Maori Patterns, Ancient Runes, Maori Designs, Tiki Art, Nz Art, Maori Art, Kiwiana, Ancient Civilizations, Art Boards

At Koriniti Marae - Whanganui River Region

Koriniti Marae is nestled into a pretty hollow just above the Whanganui River. It's a lovely marae with a selection of fascinating buildings, including a cute-as-a-button church. I took these photographs llast time I visited the marae, in 2010. The Whare Karakia - literally, the House of Prayers. Carving Detail Painted kowhaiwhai detail above the mahau (front porch) of one of the wharenui (meeting houses). Kowhaiwhai patterns vary from tribe to tribe (iwi to iwi) and many iwi have patterns…

Simon Kaan, Untitled (Tiki I), Intaglio Woodcut on 710 x 500 mm paper, from an edition of Maori Designs, New Zealand Art, Jr Art, Nordic Tattoo, Maori Art, Textiles, Borneo Tattoos, Maori Tattoos, Tribal Tattoos

Simon Kaan, Untitled (Tiki I)

Intaglio Woodcut on 710 x 500 mm paper, from an edition of 12, 2010.

Steps in making a Piupiu Photo: Michelle Mayn A piupiu is a skirt made from the leaves of the New Zealand flax, worn by Māori on ce. Flax Weaving, Basket Weaving, Art Floral, New Zealand Flax, Flax Flowers, Finger Weaving, Hand Lines, Flax Fiber, Maori Designs

Making a Piupiu

Steps in making a Piupiu Photo: Michelle Mayn A piupiu is a skirt made from the leaves of the New Zealand flax, worn by Māori on ceremonial occasions. The body of the piupiu is usually made from flax leaves. The leaves are prepared in a way that the muka or flax fibre is exposed in some sections so that geometric patterns can be made. The unscraped part of the leaves curl naturally into tubes as they dry and this makes a percussion sound when the wearer sways or moves. Patterns are further…

Unbleached cotton kete with woven taniko bands stitched to the bags. These bags… Flax Weaving, Weaving Art, Weaving Patterns, Textile Patterns, Textiles, Maori Patterns, Maori Designs, Maori Art, Weaving Techniques

Unbleached cotton kete with woven taniko bands stitched to the bags. These bags were made for using

John Bevan Ford ‘Te Kura-o-Tauninihi no. Sculpture Art, Abstract Sculpture, Metal Sculptures, Bronze Sculpture, Maori Patterns, Underwater Painting, Maori Designs, New Zealand Art, Jr Art

‘Te Kura-o-Tauninihi no. 2’

In this artwork by John Bevan Ford, an amokura (red-tailed tropic bird) soars over Maungatautari, the traditional mountain of the Ngāti Raukawa tribe. Waitohi, a sister of Ngāti Toa chief Te Rauparaha, urged Ngāti Raukawa leaders to return to the mountain, near the present-day town of ...

This is relating to requirement I could somehow try to integrate these Maori patterns into my costumes to show Kiwiana. Into the farmers costume possibly? Maori Designs, Art Maori, Maori Symbols, Maori Patterns, Polynesian Art, Polynesian Designs, Maori People, New Zealand Art, Nz Art

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Discover the value of your art. Our database has art auction market prices for Paratene Matchitt, New Zealand and other Australian and New Zealand artists covering the last 40 years sales. Maori Art, Tattoo Maori, Maori Patterns, Maori Designs, New Zealand Art, Jr Art, Kiwiana, Australian Art, Indigenous Art

Prints & Graphics - Paratene (Para) Matchitt - Australian Art Auction Records

Discover the value of your art. Our database has art auction market prices for Paratene (Para) Matchitt, 1933-., New Zealand and other Australian and New Zealand artists covering the last 40 years sales.

Kete Tāniko by Christina Hurihia Wirihana, Māori artist Flax Weaving, Weaving Art, Basket Weaving, New Zealand Flax, Flax Fiber, Maori Designs, Maori Art, Weaving Techniques, Pacific Ocean

Past Exhibitions

Medium: muka (New Zealand flax fibre), natural dyes. Size: 7.5 x 6.5 x 1.5 inches (excl. handles). Natural dyes: Tānekaha bark (brown), Raurēkau bark (yellow) "The pattern intricately depicts the subtle ripples—aramoana of the Pacific Ocean. Kete Tāniko makes reference to the processes used to form this delicate basket.

Paratene Matchitt - Te Pakanga XXX (Te Po - The Dark) Polynesian Art, Maori Designs, New Zealand Art, Jr Art, Maori Art, Kiwiana, Surf, Art Programs, Painting & Drawing

50 Year Mix - GAPA - Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

The Calder & Lawson Gallery is home to the visual arts programme of the Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts.