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Maui wrestles the Taniwha Abstract Sculpture, Sculpture Art, Metal Sculptures, Bronze Sculpture, Maori Legends, Maori Patterns, Polynesian Art, Maori Designs, Nz Art

Maui wrestles the Taniwha

Etching on Velin Arches white 250g paper. Handprinted at PaperGraphica Print Studio. Edition size: 24 Marian Maguire

Cool Little Man Maori People, Rock Sculpture, Maori Designs, Tiki Art, New Zealand Art, Maori Art, Treasure Hunting, Bone Carving, Jade Pendant

Jade Pendants

– HAND CARVED JADE TIKI by LEWIS GARDINER of NEW ZEALAND _______________________________________________________ A traditional NZ jade TIKI These two superb carvings are excellent examples …

A sketch of Maui. I exaggerated the hook a bit. It is, after all, a very important artifact. Corresponding to his legend of fishing up the islands. My brother has made a very heav. Hawaiian Mythology, Polynesian Art, Polynesian Culture, World Mythology, New Zealand Art, Hawaiian Art, Maori Art, Kiwiana, T Art

maui by g0b1in on DeviantArt

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Every Picture Tells A Story: by Maori Goddess Taranga by Robyn Kahukiwa Polynesian People, Polynesian Art, Artist Painting, Artist Art, Baby Painting, Maori Legends, Maori People, Maori Designs, Pop Art Wallpaper

'Taranga'

Taranga, the mother of Māui, stands over her newborn son, who floats on the ocean. Above her the baby lies on his mother's hair. When he was stillborn she set him into the sea wrapped in her tikitiki, a topknot of hair. Māui became known as Māui-tikitiki-a-Taranga. On one side of Taranga M...

New Zealand: Maori Culture 003 Polynesian People, Polynesian Art, Maori Symbols, Maori People, Maori Designs, Nz Art, Art Premier, Art Sculpture, Maori Art

New Zealand: Maori Culture 003

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Origin of the hongi Maori Legends, Maori People, Creation Myth, Maori Designs, Maori Art, Book Themes, Art Forms, Mythology, Fairy Tales

Origin of the hongi

The tradition of the hongi recalls the Māori legend of the creation of the first earthly woman, Hineahuone. She was formed from clay by the creator god Tāne, who then breathed life into her nostrils. This 1976 illustration by Ngāpuhi artist Pauline Kahurangi Yearbury shows them at that ...

Ranginui (Sky father) and Papatuanuku (Earth mother) in the beginning. Where light was nothingness deemed by Io Matua te Kore (Supreme God of nothingness). The creation tradition according to the Māori people. Nz Art, Art For Art Sake, Maori Legends, Maori Patterns, Maori People, Maori Designs, New Zealand Art, Hawaiian Art, Maori Art

Ranginui (Sky father) and Papatuanuku (Earth mother) in the beginning. Where light was nothingness deemed by Io Matua te Kore (Supreme God of nothingness). The creation tradition according to the Māori people. #NewZealand #Aotearoa

Tāmure wrestles with Kaiwhare, a man-eating taniwha who lived in an underwater cave at Piha. Tāmure lived at Hauraki and was reputed to have a mere pounamu (greenstone weapon) with the power to defeat any taniwha. He came to Piha at the request of the . Hawaiian Mythology, Maori Legends, Maori Patterns, Christmas Party Poster, Polynesian Art, Maori Designs, Nz Art, Maori Art, Kiwiana

Tāmure and Kaiwhare

Tāmure wrestles with Kaiwhare, a man-eating taniwha who lived in an underwater cave at Piha. Tāmure lived at Hauraki and was reputed to have a mere pounamu (greenstone weapon) with the power to defeat any taniwha. He came to Piha at the request of the ...