'Kea Taking Wing' Arthurs Pass, Canterbury, New Zealand - under that drab exterior, the flash of beautiful colour.

Kea (Nestor notabilis) is a large species of parrot of the family Strigopidae found in forested and alpine regions of the South Island of New Zealand. About 48 cm in) long,

New Zealand Import - Fernlea - Midnight

New Zealand Import - This gorgeous green leaf print out of New Zealand has a vintage bark cloth vibe.

Pohutukawa flower - New Zealand's Christmas Tree - I'd like to be there at the right time to see this in flower

Pohutakawa Tree flower - tree in the play should be covered in these to make it look realistic. these could be created out of thread/string, or I could look for fake Pohutakawa flowers

The Fantail or Piwakawaka- friendly little fellows will accompany anyone strolling through the countryside. #birds

Fantail Bird, New Zealand - Fantails were everywhere when I was a kid. You see a lot less of them these days.

Tui in a Kowhai Tree by Mike Brebner, via Flickr

a tui, also known as a parson bird // resting on a Kōwhai - a small tree with bright golden flowers, native to NZ and unofficially the national flower // photo by mike brebner

Tiki in punami

I've always wanted a real one after spending time in Hawai'i and learning Maori dance


Maori style kiwi pattern, very easy to make into a beautiful pillow, framed artwork or maybe even as part of a quilt.

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