haerie mai. everything is ka pai. you're here at last, you're really here at last.

haerie mai. everything is ka pai. you're here at last, you're really here at last.

MAORI: wood carved sculpture ( New Zealand) Maori wood carving (whakairo rakau) is probably the most renowned and well known type of Maori art. Meeting houses, war canoes (waka) but also smaller items such as weapons, sacred boxes and small statues were ornamented with wood carvings. This carving clearly displays the tribal traditions of body decoration- tatooes.

MAORI: wood carved sculpture ( New Zealand) Maori wood carving (whakairo rakau) is probably the most renowned and well known type of Maori art. Meeting houses, war canoes (waka) but also smaller items such as weapons, sacred boxes and small statues were ornamented with wood carvings. This carving clearly displays the tribal traditions of body decoration- tatooes.

Tane Mahuta's Triumph (close up of painting)....absolutely stunning...love this piece...very talented artist!

Tane Mahuta's Triumph (close up of painting)....absolutely stunning...love this piece...very talented artist!

A white kiwi is seen at Pukaha sanctuary in New Zealand. The male chick, named Manukura - meaning 'of chiefly status' in Maori - hatched on May 1 at the sanctuary north of Wellington, becoming the first white kiwi ever born in captivity. photo Mike Heydon

Pictures of the day: 15 July 2011

A white kiwi is seen at Pukaha sanctuary in New Zealand. The male chick, named Manukura - meaning 'of chiefly status' in Maori - hatched on May 1 at the sanctuary north of Wellington, becoming the first white kiwi ever born in captivity. photo Mike Heydon

1930's Maori New Zealand Vintage British Children's Poster

1930's Maori New Zealand Vintage British Children's Poster

New Zealand Maori British Vintage Poster AGE: c. CONDITION: A, Linen Mounted These English posters were printed for children`s educational and story telling tools for the classroom, in En

Moko Mask (carving of Maori face tattoos) by John Collins, NZ

Moko Mask (carving of Maori face tattoos) by John Collins, NZ

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