One of the greatest Maori carvers created this Heru comb. Pataromu Tamatea.

one of the greatest maori carvers created this heru comb . pataromu tamatea - New Zealand .

Maori War club

TT: Borrowing Trouble

This is a meré, a hand axe that is primarily decorative, ceremonial, and used in haka and dance performances by Maori people in Aotearoa (New Zealand). Historically, it was a weapon. It is sometimes also crafted out of pounamu (jade).

Waitangi, New Zealand

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.

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.

New Zealand | Maori whalebone haircomb (Heru Iwi); arved Mania figure with paua shell eye | 20th century

New Zealand Maori whalebone haircomb (Heru Iwi); arved Mania figure with paua shell eye

Te Rongo Kirkwood NZ Maori glass artist - | Maori | Art | Sculpture | Jewellery | Fashion

'Circle of Life Pendant' (kiln-formed and fused glass) by Te Rongo Kirkwood.

Bronwyn Waipuka Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Mana Wahine Series Framed Digital Print Featured Artist

Bronwyn Waipuka Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Mana Wahine Series Framed Digital Print Featured Artist

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