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A quick reference to the maori shapes and symbols used in some of our jewellery. You can also view it here

Waka brought divine gifts to the Maori First Nation. For this reason the waka inspire kotahitanga (unity) even today. My mind wonders that if Hawaii, Rapanui and Aotearoa were all reacahed by Waka what would have prevented them from reaching the Americas?


Bridget Moynahan, actress BLUE BLOOD Bridget Moynahan's elegant beauty underlines something value and attainable: impeccability, a strong belief in something larger than herself, and a strong work ethic. How does a Mother, a woman teach this to girls? There was hardly anyone on the train yesterday afternoon. Two teenager girls got on the train posturing, and self-conscious. Obviously trying to appear suave, mature, and elegant they strutted like short peacocks to their seats, and plopped…

Meaning Maori Symbols                                                                                                                                                      More

Meaning Maori Symbols More

Grey Ghost | Sofia Minson Oil Painting | New Zealand Artwork

Grey Ghost, Animals + Birds | Sofia Minson Artist

Original painting SOLD, acrylic painting on canvas, 1200 x 2400mm, 2015 Explore the story of the artwork >> Print sizes and editions (limited to 95) Regular museum archival paper print - 485 x 835mmL

Matariki – Māori New Year 2016

Matariki – Māori New Year 2016

Matariki – the Māori New Year – will take place on Pipiri 6 June 2016. During Matariki we celebrate our unique place in the world. We give respect to the whenua on which we live, and ad…

Rowing Art and Illustration - E. H. LONGRIDGE

Rowing Art and Illustration - E. H. LONGRIDGE

Rowing Art and Illustration. Rowing drawings, rowing cards, postcards for Henley Royal Regatta, Boat Race and Rowers. Rowing artist, London.

Mmmm Koru designs for pottery decorations???

Bone Koru (Spirals)

The Koru bone carving represents the fern frond as it opens bringing new life and purity to the world. It also represents peace, tranquility and spirituality, along with a strong sense of regrowth or new beginnings. The Koru is also associated with nurturing so when interlocked with others is frequently used to represe

A Maori waka rests on the beach. (Photo by Daniel Lin)                                                                                                                                                      More

Hōkūle‘a: Return to Aotearoa

A Maori waka rests on the beach. (Photo by Daniel Lin) More

An awesome New Zealand Maori war boat at The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Pageant

The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Pageant in pictures

Over a million spectators lined the banks of the Thames to see a record-breaking 1,000 boats cruise up the Thames as part of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations yesterday.

Maori carvings of New Zealand KahuroaKahungunu: Kahungunu was the ancestor of the Māori tribe Ngāti Kahungunu, and is seen here holding a hoe and a canoe paddle. This shows his abilities as a navigator. The carving is part of the canoe house on Treaty grounds, Waitangi.

The Incredible Detail of Maori Carvings

The stunning and intricate carvings of the Maori tradition have to be seen to be believed. Ripe in symbolism, these beautiful pieces decorate houses and walls. Photo: James ShookDetail of wood carving from the ceremonial Māori war canoe Nagātokimatawhaorua The Maori people are the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand. The word means