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

"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.

You'll need to hop on a boat to see the amazing Maori rock carvings at Mine Bay in Lake Taupo.

You'll need to hop on a boat to see the amazing Maori rock carvings at Mine Bay in Lake Taupo.

He kupu Māori mo enei kai.

He kupu Māori mo enei kai.

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).

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.

time words eg today, tonight, everyday, tomorrow...                                                                                                                                                                                 More

time words eg today, tonight, everyday, tomorrow... More

Maori Made Easy - Māori Language.net

Maori Made Easy - Māori Language.net

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.

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

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