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A Maori waka at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds. This is where the official treaty was signed between the British Crown and the Maori. Waitangi is considered the birthplace of New Zealand as a nation.

A Maori waka at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds. This is where the official treaty was signed between the British Crown and the Maori. Waitangi is considered the birthplace of New Zealand as a nation.

Carved head, Maori meeting house -- Waitangi Treaty Grounds

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Carved head, Maori meeting house -- Waitangi Treaty Grounds, New Zealand by Uncornered Market

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. The carving is part of the canoe house on Treaty grounds, Waitangi.

The Maori people are the indigenous people of Aotearoa (New Zealand)

Maoris greet hello by pressing their noses in greeting called hongi.

Rotorua is the home of Maori culture in New Zealand and the intricately carved statues are everywhere.

Rotorua is the home of Maori culture in New Zealand and the intricately carved statues are everywhere.

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

Korowai (Maori cloak) - Aotaroa (New Zealand) - Great to see the younger Maori women learning how to weave the cloaks, a complicated procedure

Marae (Maori meeting house) in Nuhaka - love this woman's pictures

Marae- The marae (meeting grounds) is the focal point of Māori communities throughout New Zealand. A marae is a fenced-in complex of carved buildings and grounds which belongs to a particular iwi (tribe), hapū (sub tribe) or whānau (family).

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