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I don't necessarily believe that there are books one 'should' read - I think you should feel entitled to read whatever you want (as long as you don't bore me with the revelationary findings of your latest self-help tome). But I feel there are certain blanks in my literary knowledge that I really should fill. 5 Books I should read (but haven't) The Koran - The Bible has a huge influence on my life (and would whether I wanted it to or not). The central religious text of the Islamic faith has…
How traditional Maori face tattoos called Moko describe without words
Striking images, taken by New Zealand's first ever photographer, Elizabeth Pulman, depict the way of life of the Maori, including their unique method of tattooing the face called ta moko, shown.
Bronwyn Waipuka-Callander: Mana Whenua,Taku Kai, Taku Oranga. | Aratoi — Wairarapa Museum of Art and History
Mana Whenua~ Strength of the Land; Taku Kai ~ My Sustenance, Taku Oranga ~ My Well-being.Matariki is considered a primordial part of Māori culture, a significant time for Tangata Whenua to come together to reflect on the past and future. It symbolises rebirth, growth and togetherness, elements which are fundamental to our existence and connects us to Whenua ... our mother, Papatūānuku.
Writing a Mihi
Everything flows from the mountain, through the river. Then the people settle, so this is the order in which we say our mini. Below is the template we have used to write our mihi's.
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