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Tino Glam, Shona Tawhiao (Maori) “ Tino Glam won the Premier Award and the Obviously Organic category at the 2007 Villa Maria Cult-Couture competition. The bodice is shaped by adding and removing...
Kupe carving and tukutuku panel
The great explorer Kupe named a number of features in Wellington Harbour – including Matiu (Somes Island) and Mākaro (Ward Island), after his daughters. Kupe is on the right side of this panel, with Matiu and Mākaro at the bottom. On the left is the ...
Kete Whakairo – Tātai Whetū ki te Rangi by Sonia Snowden, Māori artist (K120801)
Medium: kiekie, muka (New Zealand flax fibre), synthetic dyes. Size: 3.25 x 5 x 1 inches (excl. handles). Tātai Whetū ki te Rangi: "The ancestral knowledge of star constellations. ".
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Kereru feathers on black muka mawhitiwhiti by Veranoa Hetet. The weaving was completed in 2012. It took Veranoa six years to complete and was started by her mother Erenora Puketapu-Hetet just before her passing in 2006. #plocomiRāranga
Cheree Te Orangaroa Downes | Artbay Gallery
Artist Profile: Cheree Te Orangaroa Downes Cheree Te Orangaroa Downes is a Maori artist from Waihopai (Invercargill). A member of the Kai Tahu, Kati Mamae, Waitaha, Ngati Tuwharetoa and Ngati Hine iwi (tribes), her work is crafted using traditional techniques, handed down through many generations. Cheree T O Downes’ ta