Indigenous Maori art and design studio that captures the spirit of New Zealand Aotearoa including tribal tattoo, ta moko, weaving, wood carving and traditional musical instruments. Public and Private works alike are available for commission.
Poi History, History of Maori POI in New Zealand.
Article on History and Culture, Poi History, History of Maori POI in New Zealand. . POI is the Maori word for ball on a cordSee above an example of short and long Poi used in dance - Maori KapahakaThe Poi was used, many years ago, by the indigenous Maori people of New Zealand to increase their flexibility and strength in their hands and arms as well as improving coordination.Wahine female dancers perform the Maori Poi, a dance performed with balls attached to flax strings, swung…
We specialise in providing authentic cultural experiences in the Great Lake Taupō region. Embark on a an awe- inspiring journey with us as we welcome you into the “Te Ao Māori” the world of Māori.
Maori Necklace, New Zealand Tribal Bone Carving Pendant, Handmade by Tuwharetoa Bone® Native Taiaha Weapon, Spearhead Design
Maori Necklace: HEI TAIAHA MAURI The Taiaha is a traditional weapon of the Maori of New Zealand and a chiefs weapon of authority. Taiaha are usually between 5 to 6 feet in length. One end is flat and about two-and-a-half inches wide; this is the striking end and is termed the rau or blade. The
Kura Gallery Aotearoa Art + Design – we exhibit and sell an extensive range of original quality Maori and New Zealand made art and design that is unique to Aotearoa. Established in 1998 Kura has artspaces in both Auckland and Wellington and represents established and emerging Maori and New Zealand artists.