Pikorua - This is a Maori twist symbol that resembles an intertwined new-growth pikopiko fern frond found in the damp woods of New Zealand. It represents the beauty, strength and endurance of the bond of loyal friendship between two people. It is also symbolic of the criss- crossing and inter-linked paths of life of friends. True friends share an eternal connection that will not weaken even when the persons are separated at times.
How To Draw Ta Moko Design, Mangopare, Step by Step, Drawing Guide, by Calver171
Kia ora, Hello, this is my first tutorial. I was looking through some of the tutorials and noticed that there were some Ta moko or Maori designs that
The Manaia is an ancient mythical being with a birds head and a human form, said to be the messenger between earth, the spirit domain and is a guardian against evil.The Manaia is often depicted with three fingers of birth, life and death. It can also be shown with a fourth finger representing the afterlife and describing the circle of life.