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Maori Art, Wood Carving

Maori Art, Wood Carving

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Shona Tawhiao - woven flax garments.

Pacific designs showcased

Shona Tawhiao will be doing her part to shine the spotlight on Pacific designers next month when she goes from her workshop in Avondale to the catwalks of London.

michael parekowhai - friends of ours have one of these... i would love one

michael parekowhai - friends of ours have one of these... i would love one

Introducing Maori Lifestyles: At Koriniti Marae - Whanganui River Region

At Koriniti Marae - Whanganui River Region

Koriniti Marae is nestled into a pretty hollow just above the Whanganui River. It's a lovely marae with a selection of fascinating buildings, including a cute-as-a-button church. I took these photographs llast time I visited the marae, in 2010. The Whare Karakia - literally, the House of Prayers. Carving Detail Painted kowhaiwhai detail above the mahau (front porch) of one of the wharenui (meeting houses). Kowhaiwhai patterns vary from tribe to tribe (iwi to iwi) and many iwi have patterns…