New Zealand | Maori girl; wearing Hei Tiki (neck pendant); huia feathers in her hair, ear ornament of ribbon, and korowai (tag cloak) | Late 19th century | Photographed by Foy Brothers

New Zealand | Maori girl; wearing Hei Tiki (neck pendant); huia feathers in her hair, ear ornament of ribbon, and korowai (tag cloak) | Late 19th century | Photographed by Foy Brothers

Goldie's first Maori portrait, Kawhena, 1892. Featuring Important, Early & Rare auction 20 November 2013.

Goldie's first Maori portrait, Kawhena, 1892. Featuring Important, Early & Rare auction 20 November 2013.

Maori are the native or indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand, arriving in N.Z. before 1300 CE. In the Māori language the word māori means "normal", "natural" or "ordinary".

Maori are the native or indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand, arriving in N.Z. before 1300 CE. In the Māori language the word māori means "normal", "natural" or "ordinary".

Kākahu (cloak weaving). Te Puia (Weaving School), Māori Arts and Crafts Institute. Rotorura, New Zealand

Kākahu (cloak weaving). Te Puia (Weaving School), Māori Arts and Crafts Institute. Rotorura, New Zealand

Robin Hill Kura Gallery Maori Weaving New Zealand Art Design Pheasant Feather Korowai

Robin Hill Kura Gallery Maori Weaving New Zealand Art Design Pheasant Feather Korowai

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