Fig. 88. Some weaving patterns.a-d, triangle motifs on side borders; e-k, triangle, lozenge, "hour glass," and zigzag motifs on lower borders.

Fig. 88. Some weaving patterns.a-d, triangle motifs on side borders; e-k, triangle, lozenge, "hour glass," and zigzag motifs on lower borders.

Nga waewae tapu - Maori exploration The great explorer Kupe named a number of features in Wellington Harbour – including Matiu (Somes Island) and Mākaro (Ward Island), after his daughters. Kupe is on the right side of this panel, with Matiu and Mākaro at the bottom. On the left is the demigod Māui, and below him, the two taniwha (supernatural creatures) of Wellington Harbour, Ngake and Whātaitai.

Nga waewae tapu - Maori exploration The great explorer Kupe named a number of features in Wellington Harbour – including Matiu (Somes Island) and Mākaro (Ward Island), after his daughters. Kupe is on the right side of this panel, with Matiu and Mākaro at the bottom. On the left is the demigod Māui, and below him, the two taniwha (supernatural creatures) of Wellington Harbour, Ngake and Whātaitai.

Te ao hurihuri (The changing world), tukutuku (woven wall panel), 2013, by James and Catherine Schuster, Te Rōpū Raranga

Te ao hurihuri (The changing world), tukutuku (woven wall panel), 2013, by James and Catherine Schuster, Te Rōpū Raranga

At the moment I’m interested in basing the concept of the underlying typeface on the tukutuku framework or panels. tukutuku panels are important features of wharenui holding important storytelling in...

At the moment I’m interested in basing the concept of the underlying typeface on the tukutuku framework or panels. tukutuku panels are important features of wharenui holding important storytelling in...

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