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Wood carving is a sacred art form for Maori from hand made wearable art and necklaces to weapons, gift boxes, intricate wall art and traditional sculptures.

Wood Art

Wood carving is a sacred art form for Maori from hand made wearable art and necklaces to weapons, gift boxes, intricate wall art and traditional sculptures.

 Te Puia (Weaving School), Māori Arts and Crafts Institute. Rotorura, New Zealand Maori Designs, Flax Weaving, Weaving Art, Maori Art, Kiwiana, Art And Craft Design, Red Feather, Thinking Day, Indigenous Art
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Te Puia (The Crafts), Māori Arts and Crafts Institute. Rotorura, New Zealand - Travel To Eat

As the Māori did not have a written language until the 19th century, carvings were used to record and preserve the history and culture of their people.

Tukutuku - Weaving Patterns in a Whare

Tukutuku - Weaving Patterns in a Whare

maori.org.nz Slide Shows: Tukutuku - Weaving Patterns in a Whare

 Get up close to our collections through collected specimens and thousands of zoomable images. Flax Weaving, Basket Weaving, Maori Patterns, Feather Cape, Maori Designs, Nz Art, Maori Art, Kiwiana, High Art
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Kete kiwi (kiwi feather bag) | Collections Online

Access information on more than 200,000 objects in Te Papa's collections. Get up close to our collections through collected specimens and thousands of zoomable images.

Types of tukutuku designs – Māori weaving and tukutuku – te raranga me te whatu…

Types of tukutuku designs

These diagrams show some of the most common tukutuku patterns and their names (although names vary from tribe to tribe). In more recent times, tukutuku panels have also included representational designs such as the kiwi and whare.

Maori Weaving: The Art of Creating M?ori Textiles - Provides detailed photographs showing the steps in selecting, preparing and weaving flax. Throughout the book, Maori traditional .

Maori weaving : the art of creating Maori textiles

Te rito Harakeke The creation Discovery of harakeke The weaving process Nga taonga Te whare pora Weaving the future Glossary.

Maori baskets (kete). Hawaiian Tribal Tattoos, Samoan Tribal Tattoos, Maori Tattoos, Flax Weaving, Basket Weaving, Cross Tattoo For Men, Maori Designs, Nordic Tattoo, Maori Art
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Maori baskets (kete) | NZETC

Introducing Maori Lifestyles: February 2010

Introducing Maori Lifestyles

The day I drove into Pakiri Beach north of Leigh in the sunny north of the North Island, the sun was not long up, it was already warm and I had the beach entirely to myself - except for a rather nasty bull terrior that decided I looked like a juicy snack! It's one of those places I now have on my list of 'Places I Must Return To.' The whole area has a rich Maori history and not far away, Te Kiri Marae at Leigh is also worth a visit. As I've mentioned many times, I love driving down side…

Catawiki online auction house: Woven flax skirt - piupiu - Maori - New Zealand - Oceania Native American Wisdom, Native American Artifacts, New Zealand Flax, Polynesian Dance, Flax Weaving, Traditional Skirts, Maori Designs, Folk Costume, Costumes
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Woven flax skirt - piupiu - Maori - New Zealand - Oceania

A well made New Zealand Maori PiuPiu flax skirt Some of the flax stems are broken off and shows some wear & tear in places -please see the photos Ex Private English collection Measures 88 cm wide (not including the cords) x 65 cm length of the flax - 1.02 Kilograms unpacked weight Shipping available worldwide via

Maori pose for a photo in native clothing around European colonists brought war and disease with them to New Zealand, causing the Maori population to decline for decades.

Historical Figures

From Musketeers to Nazis, Archimedes to Harriet Tubman, these famous historical figures changed the course of history -- for better or worse.

Maori are the indigenous people of Aotearoa New Zealand. Contemporary Maori culture has been shaped by the traditions of its rich cultural heritage. Maori Face Tattoo, Ta Moko Tattoo, Face Tattoos, Maori Tattoos, Filipino Tattoos, Samoan Tattoo, Sleeve Tattoos, Tatoos, Maori People
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Think Before You Ink: A Man's Guide to Getting a Tattoo

Getting your first tattoo? Here are a few things to consider before getting inked.

 The traditional Maori Koru designed here in Greenstone, one of the most sought after materials in New Zealand. Hawaiian Tribal Tattoos, Samoan Tribal Tattoos, Maori Tattoos, Borneo Tattoos, Tatoos, Ethnic Jewelry, Jewellery, Koru Tattoo, Thai Tattoo
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Koru Greenstone Pendant

Jade / Greenstone Koru Pendant. A traditional Koru design representing new beginnings, regrowth, peace and tranquility. Available in two sizes 30mm and 35mm.

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Cheree Te Orangaroa Downes | Artbay Gallery

Artist Profile: Cheree Te Orangaroa Downes Cheree Te Orangaroa Downes is a Maori artist from Waihopai (Invercargill). A member of the Kai Tahu, Kati Mamae, Waitaha, Ngati Tuwharetoa and Ngati Hine iwi (tribes), her work is crafted using traditional techniques, handed down through many generations. Cheree T O Downes’ ta

Made from harakeke (flax/phorium tenax) that when dried without a softening process dries into hard tube-like strands. The patterns in the top band of the taniko are created with muka threads that have been dyed using traditional methods. Flax Weaving, Hand Weaving, Maori Tribe, Tahitian Dance, Maori Patterns, Maori Designs, New Zealand Art, Maori Art, Kiwiana
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