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The tradition originated from the story of the birth of the first earthly Maori woman, Hineahuone, who was made from clay until the Maori god Tāne breathed life into her nostrils. Now, the greeting means "to share breath." By doing so, it is acknowledged that the visitor becomes a member of the local people.

The tradition originated from the story of the birth of the first earthly Maori woman, Hineahuone, who was made from clay until the Maori god Tāne breathed life into her nostrils. Now, the greeting means "to share breath." By doing so, it is acknowledged that the visitor becomes a member of the local people.

7 Gorgeous Handmade Books Huff Post Fiona Dempster A Subversive Stitch | 2012 12 x 9 x 9 inches (30.5 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm) Fabriano Medioevalis paper, tracing paper, cotton and linen thread; inkjet printed, single-page pamphlet-stitch binding Photography by artist

Fiona Dempster's work, this one featured in the forthcoming 500 Handmade Books published by Lark, is exquisite. We don't carry her work but 23 Sandy does.

'This house' artwork by Maria Wigley all rights reserved

'This house' artwork by Maria Wigley all rights reserved - embroidery - textile art