‘Papatūānuku – the rhythm of the land’

previous pinner: Papatūānuku, the earth mother in Māori tradition, is seen as the birthplace of all things. This painting is by Victor Tukuafu, who is of Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Tūwharetoa and Tongan descent.

digital art inspired by the Maori new year Matariki, and star cluster, also a dedication to the beauty that is our Maori wahine.    I wanted to give the artwork a celestial feel, not like gods, but apart of the stars and systems, a synergy within. giving you that sense of scope and scale    http://www.facebook.com/onesianArt

Seven Sisters 1 (Matariki 'Seven Sisters' collection) by Allen Villi (Onesian.

Onesian - Matariki

Matariki - the face of god\goddess. In some Maori traditions the star cluster of Pleides is called Matariki, the seven sisters.

The Warrior and The Lover | Sofia Minson Oil Painting | New Zealand Artwork

Oil, acrylic, plaited rope and woven flax on wooden board, 788 x Limited edition print available - scroll down and c.