Maori Symbols - so beautiful and interesting

The Cultural Significance of Major Maori Symbols and Their Meaning

The symbols of a culture define it. Wisdom of the Maoris seeps through the symbols that represent their ethos. Here is a short introduction to Maori culture's intricate symbology.

New Zealand Tiki I've got one of these! A jade tiki

New Zealand Tiki I've got one of these! A jade tiki

Maori Symbols good luck

The Cultural Significance of Major Maori Symbols and Their Meaning

The symbols of a culture define it. Wisdom of the Maoris seeps through the symbols that represent their ethos. Here is a short introduction to Maori culture's intricate symbology.

Bone and Jade Carving, Koru Pitau, Manaia Taniwha, Hei Matau Koru Pitau whanau hei matau represent strength determination peace prosperity good health growth harmony friendship kinship logevity manaia taniwha guardianship

Bone and Jade Carving, Koru Pitau, Manaia Taniwha, Hei Matau Koru Pitau whanau…

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An example of Kirituhi, which is a form of Maori-inspired art. It is taboo to copy true tribal art from the Maori, as the symbology is deeply personal to them.


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