Sharon Ellingford

Sharon Ellingford

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Ngāti Kahungunu tipuna (ancestors)

Assemblage of Maori portraits by Samuel Carnell, composed by the photographer for advertising purposes.

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. Incorporating an ancestor into the dwelling is a common architectural feature of the canoe and meeting houses.

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. The carving is part of the canoe house on Treaty grounds, Waitangi.

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Custom New Zealand Maori Ta Moko Stylized Fern Kirituhi Wrist Tattoo Design_tattoo gallery 24

I don't understand the words but the art is beautiful

except plumeria flowers instead. Love the placement, and words, very unique, definitely one of my top 3 next tattoo choices.

Maori Proverbs #4 E tama, tangata i akona i te whare, te turanga ki te maraem tau ana. Children raised well in the home will stand strong in the world A good grounding in life will bring rewards More Maori proverbs here... www.warriorteambuilding.com/proverbs-and-quotes/

Maori Proverbs E tama, tangata i akona i te whare, te turanga ki te maraem…

Despite being small, you are of great value / ahakoa he iti he pounamu (Whakatauki) by planeta, via Flickr

New Zealand - Maori Proverbs ahakoa he iti he pounamu despite being small you are of great value