A quick reference to the maori shapes and symbols used in some of our jewellery. You can also view it here http://www.pauaworld.com/maori-shapes-and-symbols/ #samoan #tattoo

A quick reference to the maori shapes and symbols used in some of our jewellery. You can also view it here http://www.pauaworld.com/maori-shapes-and-symbols/ #samoan #tattoo

Maori women, New Zealand, c. 1900. They are doing a Hongi which is a touch of the noses. These is a greeting and also sign of respect.

Maori women, New Zealand, c. 1900. They are doing a Hongi which is a touch of the noses. These is a greeting and also sign of respect.

Te Reo phrases to use within the centre. Different to common ones I already have up.

Te Reo phrases to use within the centre. Different to common ones I already have up.

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Ka wani ke! Now this is Maori Time!! This is from domesticscene.wordpress! Excellent for advanced learners of Te Reo, here are the maori name for parts of the day. #reobits

Te Ara Reo wiki 7 [wāhanga o te rā/ parts of the day]

Ka wani ke! Now this is Maori Time!! This is from domesticscene.wordpress! Excellent for advanced learners of Te Reo, here are the maori name for parts of the day. #reobits

"Always gift, never keep for ones self." Bought a lot of greenstone but gifted them all to loved ones. Only kept the ones from auntie Kelly and the toki from Koro.

"Always gift, never keep for ones self." Bought a lot of greenstone but gifted them all to loved ones. Only kept the ones from auntie Kelly and the toki from Koro.

Hongi is a traditional Maori greeting, which literally means “to share breath”. Hongi is done by pressing one’s nose to the other person when they meet each other. It is believed that when the two noses meet, people exchange their breath and the visitor becomes one of the local people (tangata whenua).

Hongi is a traditional Maori greeting, which literally means “to share breath”. Hongi is done by pressing one’s nose to the other person when they meet each other. It is believed that when the two noses meet, people exchange their breath and the visitor becomes one of the local people (tangata whenua).

Berlin artist and illustrator Daniela Uhlig shares some beautiful portraits of ethnic women using digital mediums.  Prolific Berlin artist a...

Beautiful Portraits of Ethnic Women from Daniela Uhlig

Berlin artist and illustrator Daniela Uhlig shares some beautiful portraits of ethnic women using digital mediums. Prolific Berlin artist a...

Grey Ghost | Sofia Minson Oil Painting | New Zealand Artwork

Grey Ghost | Sofia Minson Oil Painting | New Zealand Artwork

Māori days of the week for classroom display. Free and printable from Classroom Treasures.

Māori days of the week for classroom display. Free and printable from Classroom Treasures.

Maori carvings of New Zealand KahuroaKahungunu: 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.

Maori carvings of New Zealand KahuroaKahungunu: 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.

One of the greatest Maori carvers created this Heru comb. Pataromu Tamatea. It sold on ebay for $1825.

One of the greatest Maori carvers created this Heru comb. Pataromu Tamatea. It sold on ebay for $1825.

Meaning Maori Symbols                                                                                                                                                      More

Meaning Maori Symbols More

Ma is White print  a New Zealand classic by EruptPrints on Etsy, $25.00

Ma is White print - a New Zealand classic

Ma is White print a New Zealand classic by EruptPrints on Etsy, $25.00

Korowai (Maori cloak) - Aotaroagreat to see the younger Maori women learning how to weave the cloaks, a complicated procedure

Korowai (Maori cloak) - Aotaroagreat to see the younger Maori women learning how to weave the cloaks, a complicated procedure

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