As much as I submit to using them, I hate stereotypes. I daily combat my mental ability to slip into faulty judgments about people based on their clothing choices, ethnicity, background, etc. I a…
Various types of carved head showing corresponding manaia
In 1966 the first encyclopedia of New Zealand was published in three thick volumes. An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand was a critical and publishing success at the time, and has been used as a basic reference work about the country since then. We are proud to make it available online.
Ancestral Patterns of Life: The Tarot | Tarot Elements
Heal your family karma & past relationships with guest poster, Nikki Mackay's, insight, experience in human relationships and of course, tarot. Use Nikki's tarot spread to help you on your way to…
Kapa Haka Commands - Blackboard Jungle
CODE: VT56M Brilliant to encourage a rich language programme and learning environment. Best value English and Maori language posters available...
An interesting holistic model for health according to the eight tentacles of the Octopus, Te Wheke in Māori culture
The Maori (the indigenous people of New Zealand) which includes myself, have a very different way of defining health outcomes compared to western medicine. Te Wheke (the octopus) is often used as a…
Swirl Hearts to Color
Lots of free coloring pages and original craft projects, crochet and knitting patterns, printable boxes, cards, and recipes.
The koru (Māori word for "loop") is a spiral shape based on the unfurling silver fern frond of the ponga plant. Koru symbolizes new life, growth, strength. - ppt download
Pongas grow wild and are found in damp bush areas in parks and reserves throughout New Zealand.
Māori harvesting seasons
The traditional food economy was based around the different seasons, as shown by this chart. Māori needed a complex understanding of the natural world to maximise harvesting.
Art- Swirling Pastel Koru
It’s that time of year again- Art Attack! Each year my school has two days which we dedicate solely to art projects. The projects are completed by five (I think!) different schools, and the p…