Te ao Māori

Te Tai Tokerau Te Whare o Ngapuhi.

Te ao Māori introduction

Hara mai kia tirohanga Māori ki te ao whānui. Come and view the world through Māori eyes. Read more

Matariki stars.

Matariki - New year

Matariki is the Māori new year celebration, which takes place in late-May and early-June. Read more

Portrait of Private William (Dick) Crowmer - Sir George Grey Special Collections, 31-C4140.

Māori in the First World War

Information about the involvement of Māori in the First World War Read more

Nga atua image.

Ngā atua - the gods

This section looks at Māori gods and mythology. Read more

Maori medicine.

Rongoa Māori - Māori medicine

Information on Māori traditional medicine and the use of native plants to cure illness. Read more

Kapa haka heritage image.

Kapa haka - performing arts

Kapa haka include a number of Māori performing arts, including haka and poi. Read more

Ta moko.

Ta moko - tattooing

Ta moko is the Māori form of tattooing. Read more

Whanau, hapu and iwi.

Whānau, hapū and iwi

This section introduces the main tiers of Māori society - Whānau, hapū and iwi. Read more

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