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Mannequin/life caste of a Maori chief wearing a rain cape over a korowai (tag cloak); holding a taiaha (ceremonial and fighting staff), wearing a hei tiki (neck pendant), and two huia feathers in his hair.  | 19th century | Photographic print; © The Trustees of the British Museum

Mannequin/life caste of a Maori chief wearing a rain cape over a korowai (tag cloak); holding a taiaha (ceremonial and fighting staff), wearing a hei tiki (neck pendant), and two huia feathers in his hair.

Maori are the native or indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand, arriving in N.Z.  before 1300 CE. In the Māori language the word māori means "normal", "natural" or "ordinary".

Not being able to cut bangs is apparently genetic.Maori are the native or indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand, arriving in N. before 1300 CE. In the Māori language the word māori means "normal", "natural" or "ordinary".

Kaitaka - Cloak, Auckland Museum

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Maori man - Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

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Daughter of a Maori chief wearing a kahu huruhuru (traditional Maori feather cloak).

Tawhiao Matutaera Potatau Te Wherowhero by Gottfried Lindauer

Tawhiao Potatau Te Wherowhero the second Maori King Gottfried Lindauer

Princess Piki being anointed to become Maori Queen 1966 Aetearoa New Zealand

Te Arikinui Te Atairangikaahu (Paramount Chief Hawk of the Morning Sky) 1931 – Queen of the Maori, born Princess Piki Mahuta

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Glass Korowai by Te Rongo Kirkwood, Photograph by the awesome David Sheilds.

"Perema Te Pahau: The Bone Scraper" painted by Charles F. Goldie 查尔斯•高迪(1870-1947) 闲聊新西兰画家-

"Perema Te Pahau: The Bone Scraper" painted by Charles F.

Portrait of an unidentified Maori woman, New Zealand, 1900-10, photograph by Frank J. Denton.

Unidentified Maori woman, photographed circa by Frank J Denton. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).

MANA UHA, Olivia Hall, New Zealand. Air New Zealand South Pacific Section. 2010 Brancott Estate WOW® Awards Show

Mana Uha Olivia Hall, Nelson (World of WearableArt and Classic Cars Museum; Nelson, New Zealand)

The Maori girls Hereni and Rowanga pictured in 1889. Several of the historic 19th-century photos taken by Pulman have now been sold at auction in Shropshire this week

How traditional Maori face tattoos called Moko describe without words

The Maori girls Hereni and Rowanga pictured in 1889. Several of the historic 19th-century photos taken by Pulman have now been sold at auction in Shropshire this week

Edward Smallwood Richards (1837-1917) Portrait of Mere Tupe-o-tu, of Taranaki, taken, probably in the late 1860s Moriori, Inhabitant of the Chatham Islands

mister-nobody: “les-sources-du-nil: Edward Smallwood Richards Portrait of Mere Tupe-o-tu, of Taranaki, taken, probably in the late Moriori, Inhabitant of the Chatham Islands ” —.