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Dion Seeling - Maori Designs Gallery

maori design - the simplicity of it, the maori warrior – his strength and power and the beauty of women.

Tattoo_Design_Maori_Celtic_by_shadow_phoegon

Here is a tattoo design I did for my Cousin. She wanted something that mixed New Zealand Maori symbols with some Celtic knots.

Maori patterns

Unaunahi pattern fish scales = abundance of food, wealth of the sea & people

double koru heart

double koru heart

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Godber, Albert Percy, :[Drawings of Maori rafter patterns]. From Menzies Collection;

In 1930 Albert Gobder copied the decorative Maori patterns known as kowhaiwhai from Nga Tau e Waru meeting house in what is now the Masterson district of New Zealand.  Photograph courtesy Alexander Turnbull Library

Albert Gobder copy of Maori pattern, 'kowhaiwhai from Nga Tau e Waru meeting house' 1930

The Cultural Significance of Major Maori Symbols and Their Meaning

The Cultural Significance of Major Maori Symbols and Their Meaning

The symbols of a culture define it. Wisdom of the Maoris seeps through the symbols that represent their ethos. Here is a short introduction to Maori culture's intricate symbology.

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