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"Always gift, never keep for ones self." Bought a lot of greenstone but gifted them all to loved ones. Only kept the ones from auntie Kelly and the toki from Koro.

"Always gift, never keep for ones self." Bought a lot of greenstone but gifted them all to loved ones. Only kept the ones from auntie Kelly and the toki from Koro.

Mrs J A Jury is probably the wife of John Alfred Te Whatahoro Jury (Te Whatahoro) of Papawai; however, Te Whatahoro had nine wives over a period of fifty years, and there is no information about which wife the woman in this photograph may be. The moko of the woman on the right identifies her as Te Aitu-o-te-rangi Wikitoria Jury (daughter of Te Whatahoro Jury).

Mrs J A Jury is probably the wife of John Alfred Te Whatahoro Jury (Te Whatahoro) of Papawai; however, Te Whatahoro had nine wives over a period of fifty years, and there is no information about which wife the woman in this photograph may be. The moko of the woman on the right identifies her as Te Aitu-o-te-rangi Wikitoria Jury (daughter of Te Whatahoro Jury).

Maori koru symbol for familyunity & love family of by JackieTump

Maori koru symbol for family,unity & love~ family of five. Hand carved in bone

Flax & Fernwood wall hanging made from NZ ponga and green flax flowers <3

Flax & Fernwood wall hanging made from NZ ponga and green flax flowers <3

Robin Hill Kura Gallery Maori Weaving New Zealand Art Design Shoulder Korowai Duck Feathers Det

Robin Hill Kura Gallery Maori Weaving New Zealand Art Design Shoulder Korowai Duck Feathers Det

Dame Rangimarie Hetet | New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts

Dame Rangimarie Hetet | New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts

Pounamu (New Zealand Jade) Maori Toki by master artist Tyson Lynes.   The toki is the blade of and adze with which the great war canoes were carved from giant trees so is said to represent a crafts person or artist.     www.boneart.co.nz

Jade Drop Earrings

Pounamu (New Zealand Jade) Maori Toki by master artist Tyson Lynes. The toki is the blade of and adze with which the great war canoes were carved from giant trees so is said to represent a crafts person or artist. www.boneart.co.nz