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In Maori traditions(Aotearoa) Taranga, the mother of Māui, stands over her newborn son, who floats on the ocean. Above her the baby lies on his mother's hair. When he was stillborn she set him into the sea wrapped in her tikitiki, a topknot of hair. Māui became known as Māui-tikitiki-a-Taranga. On one side of Taranga Māui, as a kererū, looks down on his father, and on her other side are Māui's brothers. In this tradition, Māui washed ashore and was raised by his grandfather.

In Maori traditions(Aotearoa) Taranga, the mother of Māui, stands over her…

Art Gallery Thirteen Kokowai Artist Robin Slow, New Zealand

Welcome to the On line Art Gallery Thirteen proudly brought to you by Robin Slow Kokowai Artist, working with natural materials and telling local stories though his paintings.

Robin Slow Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Aotearoa Painting Ka ngaro reoreo tangata, k?k? e manu unstretched canvaS acrylic gold leaf kokowai

Robin Slow Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Aotearoa Painting Ka ngaro reoreo tangata, k? e manu unstretched canvaS acrylic gold leaf kokowai