The Maori are the indigenous people of New Zealand and are known as as daring and resourceful adventurers

Dying life of the tribe: Spectacular pictures by British photographer capture the people who are in danger of disappearing forever

Before They Pass Away is a powerful documentary series by photographer Jimmy Nelson featuring dozens of cultures around the world whose people live in seclusion and are at risk of fading away. This is a Maori man in New Zealand.

Lisa McKendry Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Flax Harakeke Weaving Kete Kaokao

Lisa McKendry Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Flax Harakeke Weaving Kete Kaokao

Maori girl wearing a korowai

Maori girl wearing a korowai (cloak - mantello). Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

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.

Maori Art - contemporary - Ngatai Taiepa

Ngatai Taepa uses computer software and industrial technology to create the refined, highly polished surfaces on which to lay his intricate kowhaiwhai stencils.

Kaitaka - Cloak, Auckland Museum

Search more than one million catalogue records from Auckland Museum’s natural sciences, human history and documentary heritage collections.

Addie Wainohu Kura Gallery Maori Art Design Aotearoa  New Zealand Raranga Weaving Kete Piupiu Whakairo Large Natural

Addie Wainohu Kura Gallery Maori Art Design Aotearoa New Zealand Raranga Weaving Kete Piupiu Whakairo Large Natural


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