Alvina Awhiina
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Taiaha: This was a favourite weapon in the old fighting days, and warriors were trained until they became remarkably proficient in its use.    When a man armed with a taiaha wished to take advantage of an enemy, he would advance with his weapon at the trail (to), the blade (rau) at  the rear and lowered close to the earth. When near enough to strike, the rau would be quickly raised and the blow delivered.

Taiaha: This was a favourite weapon in the old fighting days, and warriors were trained until they became remarkably proficient in its use. When a man armed with a taiaha wished to take advantage of an enemy, he would advance with his weapon at the trail (to), the blade (rau) at the rear and lowered close to the earth. When near enough to strike, the rau would be quickly raised and the blow delivered.

This is relating to requirement #1. I could somehow try to integrate these Maori patterns into my costumes to show Kiwiana. Into the farmers costume possibly?

This is relating to requirement #1. I could somehow try to integrate these Maori patterns into my costumes to show Kiwiana. Into the farmers costume possibly?

Sam Clark print Kakapo New Zealand art kura gallery...a little bizarre

Sam Clark print Kakapo New Zealand art kura gallery...a little bizarre

Bronwyn Waipuka Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Mana Wahine Series Framed Digital Print Hine Ata

Bronwyn Waipuka Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Mana Wahine Series Framed Digital Print Hine Ata

Considering using taniko plaiting with metal fibres to make Maori wedding headband!

Considering using taniko plaiting with metal fibres to make Maori wedding headband!