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Exterior of the Maoiri Meeting House, Waitangi

April 26, 2013 - Every Maoiri tribe has a sacred meeting house and this is the exterior of the one in Waitangi and the following images s...
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Waitangi, Paihai

April 26, 2013 - Waitangi is the most significant Maoiri heritage area just 1 km outside of Paihai. This is where the Waintangia Treaty w...
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Famous Maori, Whangarei Town Basin

April 24, 2013 - There are two such sculptures, which we were struggling to determine what the differences were between them. Should have...
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Waka and Wave Sculpture, Whangarei

April 24, 2013 - Along the wharf walkway there are a number of sculptures which celebrate the sea and the Maori culture. This large stone...
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Maori Stage Performance, Tamaki Village

April 23, 2013 - This was the end of the staged performance. We then had a 'hangi' cooked food - this is the traditional Maori way of coo...
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Big Man in Haka Pose

April 23, 2013 - A stage performance including singing and traditional Maori dances followed the 'games' and this is part of the haka tha...
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Big Man - Tamaki Village

April 23, 2013 - This Maori had the full paid up equity card and was a big poseur when it came to his photograph being taken.
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Maori Dexterity Games, Tamaki Village

April 23, 2013 - 'Volunteers' were invited to take part in traditional games that Maori's practiced to improve their dexterity. It was al...
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Tamaki Maori Village outside Rotorua

April 23, 2013 - We went to a Maori cultural evening at Tamaki Maori Village. Transported to the venue in an old bus along with another 8...
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Maori Image No. 1, Te Papa Museum, Wellington

April 17, 2013 - A large part of the museum is devoted to the heritage and symbolism associated with the Maori culture.
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