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Maori style phoenix    The phoenix is a mythical bird that, according to the legend, dies in fire when it gets old to be born young again from its ashes . It´s on this account a symbol of rebirth and eternity. Originally the phoenix was associated to the sun, dieing every night in the fire of the sunset to be born again on the following day.

Maori style phoenix This design belongs to the Maori style series dedicated to the elements, represented through the animals that live in them.

Flax fish for Matariki - Fifi Colston instructions

Flax fish for Matariki - Fifi Colston instructions Link with "The Little Fishes" legend -

Beach Glass "koru" (spiral)  pattern on rock.The koru design means new life in the Maori language. By Lin Schneider.

Beach Glass "koru" (spiral) pattern on rock: just a nice roundy rock I thought would make a good doorstop! The koru design means new life in the Maori language. I used a cheap construction adhesive

huia bird- the prized bird of the Maori warrior

All About Art Tattoo Studio Rangiora. Quality work by Professional Artist.

Fern

Kia ora Tatau The Silver Fern is a symbol of NZ national identity. It has inspired artwork from Maori and many other cultures within NZ. The NZ Silver Fern

Silver Fern

New Zealand fern by KayKay, tagged with: black, white, fern, koru.

maori art dolphin mother by dragonaotearoa

Kia ora Tatau Fantail - Known as Piwakawaka, fantails are an attractive and curious native NZ bird.


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