Whakatauki

Whakatauki - very appropriate

Maori Karakia or prayer... May the sun bring you energy by day, May the moon softly restore you by night, May the rain wash away your worries, May the wind blow new strength into your being, May you walk on this earth in peace all the days of your life and know its beauty for ever and ever , Amen

Maori Karakia or prayer. May the sun bring you energy by day, May the moon…

Whaia te iti kahurangi ki te tuohu koe me he maunga teitei. Aim for the highest cloud so that if you miss it, you will hit a lofty mountain. Maori proverb

Whaia te iti kahurangi ki te tuohu koe me he maunga teitei. Aim for the highest cloud so that if you miss it, you will hit a lofty mountain.

Matariki Maori Proverb

The honi is a Polynesian greeting in which two people greet each other by pressing noses and inhaling at the same time. This is a very honorific as this represents the exchange of ha--the breath of life, and mana--spiritual power between two people.

❤ He Whakatauki ❤

Whakatauki (proverbs) play a large role within Maori culture

Despite being small, you are of great value / ahakoa he iti he pounamu (Whakatauki) by planeta, via Flickr

New Zealand - Maori Proverbs ahakoa he iti he pounamu despite being small you are of great value

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