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Considering using taniko plaiting with metal fibres to make Maori wedding headband!

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Journal of the Polynesian Society: The Evolution Of Maori Clothing. Part IX, By Te Rangi Hiroa (P. Buck) P


Taonga Whakairo (carved treasure) by tohunga whakairo (master carver) Rangi Hetet in the Wellington, New Zealand national office of LINZ (Land Information New Zealand). Two of his daughters weaved the tukutuku (lattice work) in the center of the artwork.

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The Daily Telecraft: Art Class Lesson Plan- Maori Pattern Crayon Batik

Nga waewae tapu - Maori exploration  The great explorer Kupe named a number of features in Wellington Harbour – including Matiu (Somes Island) and Mākaro (Ward Island), after his daughters. Kupe is on the right side of this panel, with Matiu and Mākaro at the bottom. On the left is the demigod Māui, and below him, the two taniwha (supernatural creatures) of Wellington Harbour, Ngake and Whātaitai.

Kupe carving and tukutuku panel – Ngā waewae tapu – Māori exploration

Aronui Patterns  Triangle designs which refers to the pursuit of knowledge about the natural world.

Aramoana and Tukemata patterns with a dominant chevron shape that are either plain or have a serrated appearance