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Portrait of Maori Chief

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Chief Whatanui standing inside the porch at Hinenuitepo meeting house at Te Whaiti, 1930

Chief Whatanui standing inside the porch at Hinenuitepo meeting house at Te Whaiti, 1930 | National Library of New Zealand

Chief Whatanui standing inside the porch at Hine-nui-tepo meeting house at Te Whaiti. He is wearing a kakahu (cloak) and holding a kotiate (violin-...

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The Kauri Gum Diggers

At the peak of the kauri gum digging industry there were 20,000 gumdiggers in the north - Maori, Chinese, Malaysian and Yugoslav.

Te Rāhui, Ānaha Kēpa

Haka is a traditional ancestral war cry, dance or challenge from the Māori people of New Zealand.
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Maori Battalion haka in Egypt, 1941 - Rare Historical Photos

Maoris of ‘C’ Company, 28th Maori Battalion of the 2nd New Zealand Division perform the ‘Haka’ (ancestral war dance) for the visit of King George II of Greece, his wife…

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Miringa Te Kakara cruciform house

This is the house built by Te Rā Karepe and Rangawhenua, leaders of the Pao Mīere movement. It was named Te Miringa Te Kakara. It was built in the shape of a cross and had four entrances. The roof was covered with tōtara bark.

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Group outside a whare at the New Zealand International Exhibition in Christchurch | National Library of New Zealand

Shows a group outside a whare. From left to right back: Te Rangikatukua, Mita Taupopoki, Iharaira Hikairo, Makareti (Maggie) Papakura, Hekemaru Kai...

Ngati-Tuwharetoa veterans at Tokaanu, Lake Taupo, parading for peruperu (war-dance) | NZETC

Origins of Māori Weaving | Collections Online

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How traditional Maori face tattoos called Moko describe without words

Striking images, taken by New Zealand's first ever photographer, Elizabeth Pulman, depict the way of life of the Maori, including their unique method of tattooing the face called ta moko, shown.

Maori Battalion haka in Egypt, 1941. Various actions are employed in the course of a performance, including facial contortions.

Maori Battalion haka in Egypt, 1941. Various actions are employed in the course of a performance, including facial contortions.

Tumakoha, the ArawaTohunga. This learned man, a priest, mystic, bard and genealogist, was the highest tohunga of the old religion in the Arawa tribe surviving in modern times. He lived at Lake Okataina, and died about 1895. Like some other great tohungas he was not tattooed, because he was highly tapu.

Chapter IV. — Maori Cosmogony and Religion | NZETC

Chapter II — At the House of the Weaver | NZETC

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Unidentified group alongside the Te Tokanganui-A-Noho meeting house in Te Kuiti | National Library of New Zealand

Unidentified Maori women, girls and an infant, alongside the Te Tokanganui-A-Noho meeting house in Te Kuiti, 1884. Photographer unidentified. Quan...

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Gum diggers digging in swamps | National Library of New Zealand

Photograph taken by the Northwood Brothers, ca 1910 somewhere in Northland Region. Shows group of gum diggers working a swamp for gum. Quantity: 1...