There is a very old booklet, titled ‘Teaching Maori Art to Children’ (part of a series called ‘Primary Arts’ I think – I haven’t got an original!). It makes a nu…

Teaching Maori Art to Children

There is a very old booklet, titled ‘Teaching Maori Art to Children’ (part of a series called ‘Primary Arts’ I think – I haven’t got an original!). It makes a nu…

Sophora tetraptera. The Botanical magazine, or, Flower-garden displayed v.5-6 (1792-1793). [S.l. :s.n.],1790-1800. Biodiversitylibrary. Biodivlibrary. BHL. Biodiversity Heritage Library

Sophora tetraptera. The Botanical magazine, or, Flower-garden displayed v.5-6 (1792-1793). [S.l. :s.n.],1790-1800. Biodiversitylibrary. Biodivlibrary. BHL. Biodiversity Heritage Library

The Taiaha is a traditional close combat, hand held Maori Weapon carved in the form of an ancestor.  In Maori Weapons the tongue represents oratory skills, the eyes to keep alert, and the feathers adorn the head to distract opponents. The Taiaha is a very special Maori Carving and a treasure that is passed down from generation to generation.

The Taiaha is a traditional close combat, hand held Maori Weapon carved in the form of an ancestor. In Maori Weapons the tongue represents oratory skills, the eyes to keep alert, and the feathers adorn the head to distract opponents. The Taiaha is a very special Maori Carving and a treasure that is passed down from generation to generation.

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