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Core Maori Principles and Values - a useful visual reminder

One thing that is very evident in their culture is respect for each other and strong relationships even between and elders and a younger people. The are very spiritual and their bonds between each other are great.

King Tāwhiao. A portait of the 2nd Maori King, a leader of great mana, held in a high degree of tapu or sacredness and restriction.

Tawhiao Potatau Te Wherowhero the second Maori King Gottfried Lindauer

Irihapeti Te Paea

Complicated little hat, moko (chin tattoo), chunky (remarkably modern) necklace and shiny ruffled bodice - an amazing group of textures.

Wairua

Wairua

Maori Maiden FGR 4497 |

Maori heritage for sale in New Zealand. Buy and sell Maori heritage on Trade Me.

Maori Maiden FGR 4497 |

Maori heritage for sale in New Zealand. Buy and sell Maori heritage on Trade Me.

Judith Binney - Stories Without End is a testament to nearly 40 years of groundbreaking historical research by one of New Zealand’s leading scholars. Sitting alongside her major works – including the 2010 Book of the Year, Encircled Lands – these essays explore sidepaths and previously unexamined histories. They notably delve into the lives of powerful early Māori figures, including the prophets Rua Kenana and Te Kooti, their wives and their descendants, and the leaders of the Urewera.

Judith Binney - Stories Without End is a testament to nearly 40 years of…

Maori princess

Wetekia Ruruku Elkington, a Maori woman, taken around Some of her story at the link hey look!

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- Māori traditional textiles - An 1847 portrait of Hone Heke and his wife Hariata wearing cloaks made from Phormium tenax fibre