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Koru - a symbol of Maori art mimicking the fiddlehead of new ferns. It symbolizes new life, growth, development, and peace. The circular shape of the koru helps to convey the idea of perpetual movement while the inner coil suggests a return to the point Maori Designs, Tattoo Designs, Ta Moko Tattoo, Koru Tattoo, Zealand Tattoo, Maori Art, Skin Art, Glyphs, New Life

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A quick reference to the maori shapes and symbols used in some of our jewellery. - A quick reference to the maori shapes and symbols used in some of our jewellery. You can also view - Maori Tattoos, Tattoos Bein, Ta Moko Tattoo, Filipino Tattoos, Irezumi Tattoos, Samoan Tattoo, Tatoos, Polynesian Tattoos, Polynesian Art

A quick reference to the maori shapes and symbols used in some of our jewellery. You can also view it here http://www.pauaworld.com/maori-shapes-and-symbols/

Paua Shell - Paua is a species of abalone (Haliotis Iris), it is only found in the sea around New Zealand. Paua Shell, Abalone Shell, Dame Nature, Fotografia Macro, Ocean Life, Tahiti, Sea Creatures, Under The Sea, Sea Glass

Paua Shell

Paua is a species of abalone (Haliotis Iris), it is only found in the sea around New Zealand. This marine mollusk eats seaweed and lives clinging to rocks at depths of 1-10 meters, normally along the shoreline. There is no other shell in the world that has the colour like Paua Shell colour that varies from greens & pinks to purples & blues and even some shells with gold or crimson tonings. The colour in the paua shell changes when viewed at different angles. This iridescence, similar to that…

Maori Bread This is for my husband. He said this was the best bread he has ever… Naan, Samoan Food, Bread Recipes, Cooking Recipes, Kiwi Recipes, New Zealand Food, Polynesian Food, Island Food, Tortilla

Maori Bread

This is a traditional bread from New Zealand. I would love to visit there someday and have always found the food to be so amazing. It was colonized by Europeans in the 1800's. It is well known for its lush and fertile land. It is certainly a land rich with remarkable Polynesian heritage, and European elegance. When I first read about this bread, I was intrigued. It sounded like heaven on earth--indeed like New Zealand itself. So, I tried it and found it to be a very delightful and sweet…

Poi balls are percussive implements used by New Zealand (Maori) women for telling stories, imitating natural sounds and motions for teaching purposes. Long ago they were used by young warriors to help Polynesian People, Polynesian Dance, Polynesian Islands, Polynesian Culture, Tonga, Islas Cook, Maori People, Long White Cloud, Maori Art

Maori Poi Balls

Poi balls are percussive implements used by New Zealand (Maori) women for telling stories, imitating natural sounds and motions for teaching purposes. Long ago they were used by young warriors to help with coordination and reflex training. Originally, poi balls were made of moss wrapped in flax leaves and made very distinctive sounds as they hit a person's wrist or body and arms. Today, our handmade poi balls are made of stuffing and tissue wrapped in plastic, and are primarily used for…

Te tinana / The body (Maori) Spanish Lessons, Learning Spanish, Infant Activities, Preschool Activities, Waitangi Day, Maori Words, Free Printable Clip Art, Language Immersion, Maori Designs

Te Tinana - The Body

A blog sharing free printable clip art, posters and resources for classrooms, teachers and parents.

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Fish 'n'chips, Watties tomato sauce & Lemon & Paeroa...what more can I say

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100th post - a long time comin!

I haven't written a blog for two weeks now. I have been busy sorting out my new studio PLUS I have been waiting for something special to write about as this is my 100th post! Unfortunately it has been jinxed and the best shot I could come up with over the last two weeks has been that of a bloody seagull! GO FIGURE! So I thought I'd get number 100 out of the way and see what happens. I don't write a lot of posts, only when I have something I really want to share so the first 100 posts have…