A quick reference to the maori shapes and symbols used in some of our jewellery. You can also view it here http://www.pauaworld.com/maori-shapes-and-symbols/ #samoan #tattoo

A quick reference to the maori shapes and symbols used in some of our jewellery. You can also view it here http://www.pauaworld.com/maori-shapes-and-symbols/ #samoan #tattoo

Maori Haka. Traditional male dance of Aotearoa (Land of the Long White Cloud) better known as New Zealand.

Maori Haka. Traditional male dance of Aotearoa (Land of the Long White Cloud) better known as New Zealand.

Maori women, New Zealand, c. 1900. They are doing a Hongi which is a touch of the noses. These is a greeting and also sign of respect.

Maori women, New Zealand, c. 1900. They are doing a Hongi which is a touch of the noses. These is a greeting and also sign of respect.

Aotearoa (NZ) young women in traditional/ceremonial dress - Polynesian Cultural Center

Aotearoa (NZ) young women in traditional/ceremonial dress - Polynesian Cultural Center

Harakeke Classroom Chart | Te Reo Maori Resources

Harakeke Classroom Chart | Te Reo Maori Resources

Maori woman.  The permanent blue stain on a Maori woman’s tattooed mouth symbolized female beauty among her people in New Zealand. The personal facial tattoo, or moko, communicated her lineage, social position, and marriage eligibility. Photograph from Iles Photo/submitted by Chas J. Glidden, circa 1919

Maori woman. The permanent blue stain on a Maori woman’s tattooed mouth symbolized female beauty among her people in New Zealand. The personal facial tattoo, or moko, communicated her lineage, social position, and marriage eligibility. Photograph from Iles Photo/submitted by Chas J. Glidden, circa 1919

Maori poi balls. Percussive implements used by the Maori people. Today seen by many in luaus. But don't say they originated in Hawaii or are "hula". They originally came from New Zealand.

Maori Poi Balls

Maori poi balls. Percussive implements used by the Maori people. Today seen by many in luaus. But don't say they originated in Hawaii or are "hula". They originally came from New Zealand.

Marae Bilingual Chart Set | Te Reo Maori Resources

Marae Bilingual Chart Set | Te Reo Maori Resources


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Some ECE basic Maori Phrases to use while in centers or with children to help with increasing billingual  speaking and enhancing childhood development

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