Whare Taramoeroa

Whare Taramoeroa

Wellington artist into sculpting, carving, painting and weaving. Love music, dance, theatre, comedy and style...
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One Tree Hill, Auckland, New Zealand. Taken before the tree died after being attacked by an extremist. The inspiration for U2's song "One Tree Hill" in honour of their kiwi road manager who died. This was one of his favourite places.

One Tree Hill, Auckland, New Zealand. Taken before the tree died after being attacked by an extremist. The inspiration for U2's song "One Tree Hill" in honour of their kiwi road manager who died. This was one of his favourite places.

Carving by Donald Campbell  Te Umanga Mo Nga Akoranga O Maniapoto   Central figure: Maniapoto  Left figure: Rereahu (Te paapa o Maniapoto)  Right figure: Hine-au-pounamu (Te maama o Maniapoto)

Carving by Donald Campbell Te Umanga Mo Nga Akoranga O Maniapoto Central figure: Maniapoto Left figure: Rereahu (Te paapa o Maniapoto) Right figure: Hine-au-pounamu (Te maama o Maniapoto)

Kahuroa Kahungunu - Kahungunu was the ancestor of the Māori tribe Ngāti Kahungunu, and is seen here holding a hoe and a canoe paddle. This shows his abilities as a navigator. The carving is part of the canoe house on Treaty grounds, Waitangi. Incorporating an ancestor into the dwelling is a common architectural feature of the canoe and meeting houses.

Kahuroa Kahungunu - Kahungunu was the ancestor of the Māori tribe Ngāti Kahungunu, and is seen here holding a hoe and a canoe paddle. This shows his abilities as a navigator. The carving is part of the canoe house on Treaty grounds, Waitangi. Incorporating an ancestor into the dwelling is a common architectural feature of the canoe and meeting houses.

Mangamuka Ratana Church, Hokianga, New Zealand by matthew_comeskey, via Flickr

Mangamuka Ratana Church, Hokianga, New Zealand by matthew_comeskey, via Flickr

Single Huia Feather,

Single Huia Feather,