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Tane Mahuta's Triumph (close up of painting)....absolutely stunning...love this piece...very talented artist!

Tane Mahuta's Triumph (close up of painting)....absolutely stunning...love this piece...very talented artist!

Tangoroa- Maori myth: the god of the sea. His children were fish and reptiles. He has a rivalry with the forest

Tangoroa- Maori myth: the god of the sea. His children were fish and reptiles. He has a rivalry with the forest

Rongo and Haumia- Maori myth: the god of cultivated food and the god of wild food. They were brothers and both attacked by their other brother, the storm god. They hid in the body of Papa, Mother Earth.

Rongo and Haumia- Maori myth: the god of cultivated food and the god of wild food. They were brothers and both attacked by their other brother, the storm god. They hid in the body of Papa, Mother Earth.

In Maori traditions of Aotearoa, Hine-nui-te-pō is also known as the goddess of death and traditionally when the deceased went to the underworld they would be welcomed by her.

In Maori traditions of Aotearoa, Hine-nui-te-pō is also known as the goddess of death and traditionally when the deceased went to the underworld they would be welcomed by her.

Tāwhirimātea, god of weather Father of Tanaki

Tāwhirimātea, god of weather Father of Tanaki

onesian.com Art inspired by the Maori new year Matariki, and star cluster, also a dedication to the beauty that is our Maori wahine.    I wanted to give the artwork a celestial feel, not like gods, but apart of the stars and systems, a synergy within. giving you that sense of scope and scale

onesian.com Art inspired by the Maori new year Matariki, and star cluster, also a dedication to the beauty that is our Maori wahine. I wanted to give the artwork a celestial feel, not like gods, but apart of the stars and systems, a synergy within. giving you that sense of scope and scale

Rangi-nui-e-tu-nei ('The Great Heaven Standing Above')  Papa-tu-a-nuku ('the Earth Extending Afar')  Aotearoa/New Zealand  The Maori identify the Earth as Mother/Goddess and the sky as Father/God. Rangi and Papa (as they are commonly known) are regarded as the primal parents of the Gods, and creation is said to have begun with their legendary union.    This design is charted from the painting "Earth Mother/Sky Father" by Pamela Matthews.

Rangi-nui-e-tu-nei ('The Great Heaven Standing Above') Papa-tu-a-nuku ('the Earth Extending Afar') Aotearoa/New Zealand The Maori identify the Earth as Mother/Goddess and the sky as Father/God. Rangi and Papa (as they are commonly known) are regarded as the primal parents of the Gods, and creation is said to have begun with their legendary union. This design is charted from the painting "Earth Mother/Sky Father" by Pamela Matthews.

new zealand artist using a stencil to create backgrounds - Google Search

new zealand artist using a stencil to create backgrounds - Google Search

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