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tukutuku panels - Google Search

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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.

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.

Tāniko designs – Māori weaving and tukutuku – te raranga me te whatu – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Tāniko designs – Māori weaving and tukutuku – te raranga me te whatu – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Tukutuku panel depicting Toi

Tukutuku panel depicting Toi

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