Soul Mate Symbol in the Maori Culture (place in New Zealand) New Zealand:  The Maori story of creation and separation of Rangi and Pappa

Soul Mate Symbol in the Maori Culture (place in New Zealand) New Zealand: The Maori story of creation and separation of Rangi and Pappa

Maori tribes The long and intriguing story of the origine of the indigenous Maori people can be traced back to the 13th century, the mythical homeland Hawaiki, Eastern Polynesia. Due to centuries of isolation, the Maori established a distinct society with characteristic art, a separate language and unique mythology. “My language is my awakening, my language is the window to my soul”

Maori tribes The long and intriguing story of the origine of the indigenous Maori people can be traced back to the 13th century, the mythical homeland Hawaiki, Eastern Polynesia. Due to centuries of isolation, the Maori established a distinct society with characteristic art, a separate language and unique mythology. “My language is my awakening, my language is the window to my soul”

New Zealand Hangi - a unique flavour...got to experience this. There is a real ceremony that goes along with this.

New Zealand Hangi - a unique flavour...got to experience this. There is a real ceremony that goes along with this.

Hongi - there is something about this simple act that has always had a profound effect on me. Such a beautiful tradition.

Hongi - there is something about this simple act that has always had a profound effect on me. Such a beautiful tradition.

Maori Fried Bread Easy Recipe- International Bread Day at school? Or Int'l pot-luck.

Maori Fried Bread from New Zealand

Maori Fried Bread Easy Recipe- International Bread Day at school? Or Int'l pot-luck.

Sweet potatoe salad? So it's "Kumara Salad",... batatas with corainder lime.

Sweet potatoe salad? So it's "Kumara Salad",... batatas with corainder lime.

Maori did not have a written language until after the arrival of the missionaries. However, along with the oral histories passed between generations, much of the tribal histories and legends were permanently recorded for all to refer to in the carving and weaving of the various iwi (tribes).   Weaving was just as carving a gift from the Gods.

Maori did not have a written language until after the arrival of the missionaries. However, along with the oral histories passed between generations, much of the tribal histories and legends were permanently recorded for all to refer to in the carving and weaving of the various iwi (tribes). Weaving was just as carving a gift from the Gods.

Step by step on how to lay a Hangi. Traditional NZ food

Step by step on how to lay a Hangi. Traditional NZ food

Great Maori design of NZ Silver Fern. Hmmmm maybe I have found my tattoo???

Great Maori design of NZ Silver Fern. Hmmmm maybe I have found my tattoo???

Old Onuku Maori Church with rough red wooden fence and carvings - Akaroa Harbour , NZ

Old Onuku Maori Church with rough red wooden fence and carvings - Akaroa Harbour , NZ

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