Adele Jackson These are Maori weaving patterns called Taniko for incorporating into flax skirts called piu piu, and into the woven panels of Maori meeting houses in New Zealand.

Adele Jackson These are Maori weaving patterns called Taniko for incorporating into flax skirts called piu piu, and into the woven panels of Maori meeting houses in New Zealand.

Flaxation for flax flowers wedding bouquets and flax flowers... Flax is a thing in NZ so maybe Dion would be into these for the big day?

Flaxation for flax flowers wedding bouquets and flax flowers... Flax is a thing in NZ so maybe Dion would be into these for the big day?

Mannequin/life caste of a Maori chief wearing a rain cape over a korowai (tag cloak); holding a taiaha (ceremonial and fighting staff), wearing a hei tiki (neck pendant), and two huia feathers in his hair. | 19th century | Photographic print; © The Trustees of the British Museum

Mannequin/life caste of a Maori chief wearing a rain cape over a korowai (tag cloak); holding a taiaha (ceremonial and fighting staff), wearing a hei tiki (neck pendant), and two huia feathers in his hair. | 19th century | Photographic print; © The Trustees of the British Museum

Kākahu (cloak weaving). Te Puia (Weaving School), Māori Arts and Crafts Institute. Rotorura, New Zealand

Kākahu (cloak weaving). Te Puia (Weaving School), Māori Arts and Crafts Institute. Rotorura, New Zealand

Maori weaving by uwwees, via Flickr

Maori weaving by uwwees, via Flickr

Lisa McKendry Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Aotearoa Weaving Kete Papakirango Black Natural

Lisa McKendry Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Aotearoa Weaving Kete Papakirango Black Natural

Rāpaki (traditional kilt) made in 2006 by master weaver Karl Leonard

Rāpaki (traditional kilt) made in 2006 by master weaver Karl Leonard

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