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Maori Wood Carving, Auckland, New Zealand -- TRAVEL by Andrew Shaylor, via Behance

Maori Wood Carving, Auckland, New Zealand -- TRAVEL by Andrew Shaylor, via Behance

Emma Frances Design: Claire Prebble: Wearable Art love this elf ,fairy , pixie ,pagan hippy fashion skirt ..for all good festival loving fairy queens look lke your dressed in a pretty leaf, tinkerbell style ...make your own using an old chiffon or thin shawl or scarf , and applique on the design with braid for trimming curtains or upholstery, make a matching top too

Emma Frances Design: Claire Prebble: Wearable Art love this elf ,fairy , pixie ,pagan hippy fashion skirt ..for all good festival loving fairy queens look lke your dressed in a pretty leaf, tinkerbell style ...make your own using an old chiffon or thin shawl or scarf , and applique on the design with braid for trimming curtains or upholstery, make a matching top too

Tane Mahuta's Triumph (close up of painting)....absolutely stunning...love this piece...very talented artist!

Tane Mahuta's Triumph (close up of painting)....absolutely stunning...love this piece...very talented artist!

A beautiful piece which is both intriguing and inspiring ♡ Ataahua; means beautiful in Maori.

A beautiful piece which is both intriguing and inspiring ♡ Ataahua; means beautiful in Maori.

The Kākā is Calling | Sofia Minson Oil Painting | New Zealand Artwork

The Kākā is Calling | Sofia Minson Oil Painting | New Zealand Artwork

Mannequin/life caste of a Maori chief wearing a rain cape over a korowai (tag cloak); holding a taiaha (ceremonial and fighting staff), wearing a hei tiki (neck pendant), and two huia feathers in his hair.  | 19th century | Photographic print; © The Trustees of the British Museum

Mannequin/life caste of a Maori chief wearing a rain cape over a korowai (tag cloak); holding a taiaha (ceremonial and fighting staff), wearing a hei tiki (neck pendant), and two huia feathers in his hair. | 19th century | Photographic print; © The Trustees of the British Museum


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o	Tukemata literally means ‘eyebrows’, but this design, with its notched zigzag patterns, has different meanings in different regions.

o Tukemata literally means ‘eyebrows’, but this design, with its notched zigzag patterns, has different meanings in different regions.

fabulous pictures: 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.

fabulous pictures: 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.

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