The Polynesian goddess of night, darkness and death; queen of the underworld. She is called 'Great Lady of the Night'. Hine-nui-te-Po is the daughter of Tane and Hina. When she learned that Tane, who took her as his wife, was also her father, she fled to the underworld where she rules ever since.

The Polynesian goddess of night, darkness and death; queen of the underworld…

symbol KORU is the Maori word for "bight" or "loop" and refers to the new shoots of the silver fern, The spiral shaped koru is derived from an unfolding silver fern frond. The circular movements towards an inner coil refers to 'going back to the beginning'. The unfurling frond itself is symbolic for new life, hope, perfection, rebirth, a new start, awakening, personal growth, purity, nuturing, a new phase in life, the spirit of rejuvenation and peace.

The spiral shaped Maori koru is derived from an unfolding silver fern frond. The circular movements towards an inner coil refers to 'going back to the beginning'. The unfurling frond itself is symbolic of new life;

Kura Gallery Maori New Zealand Design Sam Clark Graphic Designer

Brown, black and white in pencil, coloured pencil and ink on paper. With Maori motifs. By Sam Clark NZ artist.

Tui Bird 2 Print By Reina Cottier

Tui Bird 2 Art Print by Reina Cottier

Maori patterns - koru (silver fern) and fish hook designs. Traditional colours - white, black and red - New Zealand

Maori designs and patterns based on traditional symbols to inspire modern day logos and graphic to highlight Kiwi Identity

Sam Clark print Kakapo New Zealand art kura gallery...a little bizarre

Sam Clark print Kakapo New Zealand art kura gallery.a little bizarre

This is a acrylic art print finished on 18" x 36" gallery canvas, with black sides, ready to hang. It features iconic Maori and Polynesian art styles from New Zealand (Aotearoa) and the Pacific Islands. PM me if you are interested in purchasing a print to brighten your space or visit our online store at www.inspiacreative.com.au

This is a acrylic art print finished on x gallery canvas, with black sides, ready to hang. It features iconic Maori and Polynesian art styles from New Zealand (Aotearoa) and the Pacific Islands.

Aaron Meeks (Indigenous Australia)

The diversity and quality of Australian Indigenous art reflects the richness and deep heritage of Indigenous culture and the distinct differences

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