A Maori man with ta moko (facial tattoo) and woman doing hongi (traditional Maori greeting) with the Pohutu Geyser behind, Te Puia (New Zeal...

A Maori man with ta moko (facial tattoo) and woman doing hongi (traditional Maori greeting) with the Pohutu Geyser behind, Te Puia (New Zeal...

A quick reference to the maori shapes and symbols used in some of our jewellery. You can also view it here http://www.pauaworld.com/maori-shapes-and-symbols/ #samoan #tattoo

A quick reference to the maori shapes and symbols used in some of our jewellery. You can also view it here http://www.pauaworld.com/maori-shapes-and-symbols/ #samoan #tattoo

Hongi is a traditional Maori greeting, which literally means “to share breath”. Hongi is done by pressing one’s nose to the other person when they meet each other. It is believed that when the two noses meet, people exchange their breath and the visitor becomes one of the local people (tangata whenua).

Hongi is a traditional Maori greeting, which literally means “to share breath”. Hongi is done by pressing one’s nose to the other person when they meet each other. It is believed that when the two noses meet, people exchange their breath and the visitor becomes one of the local people (tangata whenua).

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Powerful Portraits of Secluded Cultures on the Brink of Extinction

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Days of the Week in Maori - Nga ra o te wiki. Eg. Ka timata te kura a tēra Rāhina

Days of the Week in Maori - Nga ra o te wiki. Eg. Ka timata te kura a tēra Rāhina

New Zealand: Maori Culture 003 by babasteve, via Flickr

New Zealand: Maori Culture 003 by babasteve, via Flickr

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!


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