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Maori Proverbs


As it is Maori language month, I was really interested to read these Maori proverbs. 

Here are the proverbs I feel my project connected with. 162 more words

Maori Tattoos

Maiori – means a natural, normal, normal. However, in the old legends that tribe of New Zealand did not look not usually. After holy communion with the gods they performed with tattoos. 336 more words


Kapene Kuki

From the shore that was still theirs
they saw it one morning,
called it a floating island,
a colossal bird.

The men took their oars… 245 more words


Local film trilogy ready for world premiere

Amiri & Aroha, a trilogy by part-time film-maker David Whittet’s, is finally ready to be released, reported the Gisborne Herald.

The film suffered a loss of the original cast during a stand-off between… 82 more words

New Zealand

Remembering the wars that never ended

The New Zealand Wars were fought over a generation from 1845 until the early 1870s. Despite the tendency to pin their closing curtain on the last pot-shots fired after the fleeing terror leader Te Kooti A Rikirangi Te Turuki in 1872, reality was not so sharp. 368 more words


Maori: more than tattoos

Today we speak about the meaning of Maori tattoos, a common practice for all the Polinesia’s  islands but each of them has its own tattoos style. 36 more words

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