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Hongi is a traditional Maori greeting, which literally means “to share breath”. Hongi is done by pressing one’s nose to the other person when they meet each other. It is believed that when the two noses meet, people exchange their breath and the visitor becomes one of the local people (tangata whenua).
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Carved Wooden Mirror, Maori Double Twist Design
This mirror was designed from my client and her partners' matching tattoos. They wanted a visual reminder of their bond, and the meaning of the Maori…
Nephrite clubs (mere pounamu). Maori, possibly 18th or 19th century AD From New Zealand. Maori weapons, and short clubs (mere) in particular, were made in several forms ideal for close range fighting.