Pounamu (New Zealand Jade) Maori Toki by master artist Tyson Lynes.   The toki is the blade of and adze with which the great war canoes were carved from giant trees so is said to represent a crafts person or artist.     www.boneart.co.nz

Pounamu (New Zealand Jade) Maori Toki by master artist Tyson Lynes. The toki is the blade of and adze with which the great war canoes were carved from giant trees so is said to represent a crafts person or artist. www.boneart.co.nz

Rare New Zealand Marsden Flower Jade hook/Koru necklace  by master carver Ross Crump.       www.boneart.co.nz

Rare New Zealand Marsden Flower Jade hook/Koru necklace by master carver Ross Crump. www.boneart.co.nz

King Tāwhiao. A portait of the 2nd Maori King, a leader of great mana, held in a high degree of tapu or sacredness and restriction.

King Tāwhiao. A portait of the 2nd Maori King, a leader of great mana, held in a high degree of tapu or sacredness and restriction.

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Dame Whina Cooper: A NZ iconic photo of Dame Whina and her mokopuna. Write a recount of the dialogue between the pair as they walked together returning to Dame Whina's house in the Far North.

Dame Whina Cooper: A NZ iconic photo of Dame Whina and her mokopuna. Write a recount of the dialogue between the pair as they walked together returning to Dame Whina's house in the Far North.

Pele, goddess of fire, battles her sister, Namakaokaha`i, goddess of the sea

Pele, goddess of fire, battles her sister, Namakaokaha`i, goddess of the sea

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11800494_570097649798399_8751968249559337319_n.jpg (927×960)

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