Maori Bookmarks to Make and Colour

A big shout out to Renee who leads a Canadian Girl Guide Brownie group.

A Brief History of Poi:  Poi originates from the indigenous Maori people of New Zealand, the word 'Poi' simply means ball. For over a thousand years Maori women have danced the Maori Poi, a dance with balls attached to strings, swung rhythmically to keep there hands flexible for weaving.

A Brief History of Poi: Poi originates from the indigenous Maori people of New Zealand, the word 'Poi' simply means ball. For over a thousand years Maori women have danced the Maori Poi, a dance with balls attached to strings, swung rhythmically to keep there hands flexible for weaving.

The Dances of New Zealand: The Haka and Poi

The haka is a traditional dance of the Maori people of New Zealand, or as the Maori call it, "Land of the Long White Cloud."While the haka has been populariz.


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Homemade Poi (Maori Perfomance Objects)

Poi e! (A poi making tutorial)

Recently I was in Taranaki and drove through Patea, famous for the Patea Maori Club and their 1984 NZ Number one hit “Poi e”. An excellent background to the song by Ngoi Pewhairangi an…

Māori Long Poi (New Zealand or Aotearoa)

Waikiki Starlight Luau Photos

Maori poi spinning//Poi originated with the Māori people of New Zealand, where it is still practiced today.

Gorgeous Maori poi dance that I would LOVE to learn and perform with my sisters. This dance is a celebration of femininity and virtue. Love it so much!

Gorgeous Maori poi dance that I would LOVE to learn and perform with my sisters. This dance is a celebration of femininity and virtue.

Flax fish for Matariki - Fifi Colston instructions

Flax fish for Matariki - Fifi Colston instructions Link with "The Little Fishes" legend -

.: Matariki Fact Recall

We have been learning about Matariki and the constellation. Matariki is a small cluster of stars and it is also known as Plieades.

Samoan Legend Dance

Samoan Legend Dance

▶ 'O A'u 'O Le Taupou (I Am the Taupou) - Short Film Showcase - YouTube

A young Taupou (sacred maiden) must find the balance between Samoan traditions and her modern way of life. Produced by participants from the 2010 American Sa.

This womans Ngati Porou/Ngati Kahungunu with Scots blood.

This womans Ngati Porou/Ngati Kahungunu with Scots blood.

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