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Māori History

Collection by Kristelle Varney • Last updated 9 days ago

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Kristelle Varney
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King Tawhiao’s fern collection | Collections Online

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From NZTE& Māori Cultural Kit for people wanting to do business with Māori organisations, a map showing tribal boundaries of New Zealand& Māori iwi. Map Of New Zealand, North Island New Zealand, South Island, Hawaiian Tribal Tattoos, Samoan Tribal Tattoos, Maori Tattoos, Auckland, Maori Legends, Maori Words

Map of New Zealand's Māori Iwi (tribes)

From NZTE's Māori Cultural Kit for people wanting to do business with Māori organisations, a map showing tribal boundaries of New Zealand's Māori iwi.

Māori harvesting seasons – Te mahi kai – food production economics – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand Hawaiian Tribal Tattoos, Samoan Tribal Tattoos, Maori Tattoos, Maori Words, Maori Symbols, Dark Spots On Face, Cross Tattoo For Men, Maori Designs, Nordic Tattoo

Māori harvesting seasons

The traditional food economy was based around the different seasons, as shown by this chart. Māori needed a complex understanding of the natural world to maximise harvesting.

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Emigration poster

In the 1850s Auckland province offered 40 acres (16 hectares) for any immigrant to the province who was likely to become a 'useful colonist', plus another 20 acres (8 hectares) for any child aged five to 18. Such immigration advertising helped to establish the idea that New Zealand was a pastoral...

Hokianga exhibition: a selection of historic photos on display in whakapau ariki. Maori Legends, Maori People, National Symbols, Easter Island, My People, Historical Photos, First World, Old Photos, Photo Art

Hokianga Exhibition – Whakapau ariki photos

Hokianga exhibition: a selection of historic photos on display in whakapau ariki.

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Te Arawa genealogy

Ohomairangi was born from the union of the ancestor Pūhaorangi, who descended from the heavens and slept with Te Kuraimonoa. Six generations later when war ravaged the Polynesian island of Rangiātea, Ohomairangi’s descendant Tamatekapua led his people to the North Island of New Zealand in...

This canoe, Ngatokimatawhaorua, was launched at Waitangi in There was a re-enactment of the treaty signing and speakers made much of the unity of Māori and Pākehā. History Online, Today In History, Treaty Of Waitangi, Waitangi Day, Polynesian People, Outrigger Canoe, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand Houses, Maori Art

Ngatokimatawhaorua canoe

This 30-metre-long canoe, Ngatokimatawhaorua, was launched at Waitangi in 1940.

This map shows where Māori pā were found throughout New Zealand. They were located in the best areas to grow Polynesian crops such as kūmara and taro. Fortified pā were built to protect the inhabitants in times of war. Maori Words, Polynesian People, Maori Art, Interesting History, Forts, Languages, New Zealand, Maps, Buildings

Distribution of pā in New Zealand

This map shows where Māori pā were found throughout New Zealand. They were located in the best areas to grow Polynesian crops such as kūmara and taro. Fortified pā were built to protect the inhabitants in times of war.

 the ancient legends and traditions of the Maoris by Dittmer, Wilhelm Maori People, Native American Art, The Borrowers, New Zealand, Books To Read, Legends, Archive, Spirituality, Internet

Te tohunga; the ancient legends and traditions of the Maoris : Dittmer, Wilhelm : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive

The Kaiapohia Memorial or 'Tiki" to the Ngai Tahu people with [Owen Williams?] and bicycle, Rangiora District, Canterbury Region Polynesian People, Maori Designs, Maori Art, Old Bikes, Canterbury, Underworld, New Zealand, Kai, Bicycle

The Kaiapohia Memorial or 'Tiki" to the Ngai Tahu people with [Owen Williams?] and bicycle, Rangiora District, Canterbury Region | National Library of New Zealand

Photograph taken by William Williams. Scratching on the negative read Empire Day 1907 for the 24th of May 1907 celebrating Queen Victoria's birthda...

Journal of the Polynesian Society: Maori Migrations, No. Gudgeon, P Warrior Priest, Maori Words, Who Is The Father, Bay Of Islands, Female Head, Prefixes, Genealogy, Royalty, Culture

Journal of the Polynesian Society: Maori Migrations, No. II. By W. E. Gudgeon, P 46-51

The territory of New Zealand’s largest tribe stretches from Hokianga to Maunganui Bluff in the west, and from the Bay of Islands to Whāngārei in the east. The map shows mountains and hills significant to Ngāpuhi as well as the main place names. Maori Words, Maori Symbols, Maori People, Bay Of Islands, Maori Art, Learning Spaces, Teaching Resources, New Zealand, Place Names

Traditional lands of Ngāpuhi

The territory of New Zealand’s largest tribe stretches from Hokianga to Maunganui Bluff in the west, and from the Bay of Islands to Whāngārei in the east. The map shows mountains and hills significant to Ngāpuhi as well as the main place names. ...

Map showing the disposition of the forces just before the attack on Pukehinahina (Gate Pā) on 29 April Nz History, History Online, Close Reading, Affirmation Quotes, Teaching Materials, New Zealand, Gate, Literature, Armies

Plan of attack on Gate Pā

Map showing the disposition of the forces just before the attack on Pukehinahina (Gate Pā) on 29 April 1864.

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Penny divers, Whakarewarewa

The Māori village of Whakarewarewa in Rotorua is built in a thermal area with many mud pools, geysers and hot springs. It has been one of New Zealand's main tourist attractions since the late 19th century, and an important point of contact between Māori and European. These children wait in ...

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The Four Winds of Tawhirimatea

I photographed these two sculptures outside New Plymouth's Puke Ariki a few days ago - during the one sunny break I had in three days there. The plaque above, refers to the two images of the same sculpture above, which sits on the grass down below the entrance to the museum. This second sculpture is placed outside the Puke Ariki/New Plymouth Library. Puke Ariki, incidentally, is an excellent little museum. www.pukeariki.com