"...Harko Brown designed the kite and leading Maori artist Theresa Reihana painted it."  The kite is called Te Ara Wairua and depicts spiritual p...

"...Harko Brown designed the kite and leading Maori artist Theresa Reihana painted it." The kite is called Te Ara Wairua and depicts spiritual p...

Kites of different shapes and sizes were made from raupo leaves, with frameworks of rods and twigs. Some of the larger, elaborate ones were in the form of hawks. This drawing was made in 1819 by Titore, a young chief from Te Tai Tokerau (Northland) who was visiting England at the time.

Kites of different shapes and sizes were made from raupo leaves, with frameworks of rods and twigs. Some of the larger, elaborate ones were in the form of hawks. This drawing was made in 1819 by Titore, a young chief from Te Tai Tokerau (Northland) who was visiting England at the time.

Maori Tukutuku | OfficeMax

Maori Tukutuku | OfficeMax

Creative interpretation of a traditional Maori kite - Te Manu Tukutuku. Rose (aged 12).

Creative interpretation of a traditional Maori kite - Te Manu Tukutuku. Rose (aged 12).

Creative interpretation of a traditional Maori kite - Te Manu Tukutuku. Ben (aged 8).

Creative interpretation of a traditional Maori kite - Te Manu Tukutuku. Ben (aged 8).

Explore the traditional Maori culture of New Zealand. Then create a bird kite that really flies.

Explore the traditional Maori culture of New Zealand. Then create a bird kite that really flies.

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