Our own wharenui. Each picture on the maihi represents something important to one student or the class just as the carvings on a meeting house might depict something about the hapu of that marae. On the amo are images of legends that resonate with the class.
A Brief History of Poi: Poi originates from the indigenous Maori people of New Zealand, the word 'Poi' simply means ball. For over a thousand years Maori women have danced the Maori Poi, a dance with balls attached to strings, swung rhythmically to keep there hands flexible for weaving.