Tapa cloth. ca. 1885 | Hiapo is the Niuean word for tapa cloth. Traditionally it was patterned with designs unique to the island, many of them depicting events that were topical at the time the hiapo was painted. In recent years, hiapo art has been enjoying a revival
Maori Backgrounds contains 28 letter size patterned backgrounds with a contemporary take on traditional Maori patterns. Inspired by Koru, Kowhaiwhai and Tukutuku. There are 4 different patterns in 7 color combos. Import into PowerPoint and place frames, text and clip art over the top to create fun product covers, worksheets, activities, posters and other teaching resources. Maori Backgrounds by RebeccaB Designs.