"Maui," the demi-god who fished the Hawaiian islands from the sea. By Brittney Lee.

"Maui," the demi-god who fished the Hawaiian islands from the sea. By Brittney Lee. I love this legend. He is also a demi-god in New Zealand.

Tane Mahuta's Triumph (close up of painting)....absolutely stunning...love this piece...very talented artist!

Tane Mahuta's Triumph (close up of painting) by Jane Crisp Size: x Media: Painting Type: Acrylic Style: Realism Theme: Maori Tane mahuta (God of the forest.) a majestic tree in the Waipoua - A forest in Northland new Zealand.

Matariki - the face of godgoddess. In some Maori traditions the star cluster of Pleides is called Matariki, the seven sisters.

~~ Matariki - the face of god\goddess. In some Maori traditions the star cluster of Pleides is called Matariki, the seven sisters.

In Māori mythology, Tangaroa (also Takaroa) is one of the great gods, the god of the sea. He is a son of Ranginui and Papatuanuku, Sky and Earth. After he joins his brothers Rongo, Tūmatauenga, Haumia, and Tane in the forcible separation of their parents, he is attacked by his brother Tawhirimatea, the god of storms, and forced to hide in the sea. Tangaroa's son, Punga, has two children, Ikatere, the ancestor of fish, and Tu-te-wehiwehi, the ancestor of reptiles.

In Māori mythology, Tangaroa (also Takaroa) is one of the great gods, the god of…

In Maori traditions(Aotearoa) 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 Māui, as a kererū, looks down on his father, and on her other side are Māui's brothers. In this tradition, Māui washed ashore and was raised by his grandfather.

In Maori traditions(Aotearoa) Taranga, the mother of Māui, stands over her…

Maori God, in his flying magic bird !

Földönkívüliek nyomai a maori legendákban - Rejtélyek szigete

Rongo and Haumia- Maori myth: the god of cultivated food and the god of wild food. They were brothers and both attacked by their other brother, the storm god. They hid in the body of Papa, Mother Earth.

Rongo and Haumia- Maori myth: the god of cultivated food and the god of wild food. They were brothers and both attacked by their other brother, the storm god. They hid in the body of Papa, Mother Earth.

Māori Origins of Tā Moko/Te Pū o Tā Moko:  Whaka-rūau-Moko, (god/atua of earthquakes and volcanic activity), the youngest child of Rangi-nui and Papa-tū-ānuku was responsible for the deep uneven grooves left within the surface terrain of his mother while still within her whare tangata. The trembling of his current scarred the earth creating the first sacred forms of Moko. Rūaumoko is also known as Rūaimoko, Whakarūaumoko also Rūaimokoroa.

Māori Origins of Tā Moko/Te Pū o Tā Moko: Whaka-rūau-Moko, (god/atua of earthquakes and volcanic activity), the youngest child of Rangi-nui and Papa-tū-ānuku was responsible for the deep uneven grooves left within the surface terrain of his mother while still within her whare tangata. The trembling of his current scarred the earth creating the first sacred forms of Moko. Rūaumoko is also known as Rūaimoko, Whakarūaumoko also Rūaimokoroa.

Fearless - (Tumatauenga - God of War and Man)

Showcasing the Art of New Zealand Contemporary Maori Artist Rongo Tangatake Tuhura

maui and the sun myth - Google Search

In Māori mythology, Tangaroa (also Takaroa) is one of the great gods, the god of…

Hine-nui-te-pō ("Great woman of night") is a goddess of night and death and the ruler of the underworld in Māori mythology. She is a daughter of Tāne. She fled to the underworld because she discovered that Tāne, whom she had married, was also her father. The red colour of sunset comes from her.

onesian: “ could be my rendition of Mahuika, Maori goddess of fire… ”

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