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Know Your Maori Carving by Glen Pownall
The pre-eminent craft of the Maori is generally accepted as being their skilled wood carving and as is to be expected of a skill that takes pride of place among their craft, Maori wood carving is surrounded by legends and myths, ascribing miraculous origins to the motifs and techniques involved. The eas ...Show more
How to Make a Piupiu by Leilani Rickard
An illustrated book with step-by-step instructions on how to make your own piupiu, the traditional Maori flax skirt. Experienced Totorua weaver Leilani Rickard covers everything you need to know - from customary uses of harakeke or flax, to the simple tools you will need to finish the garment. The colou ...Show more
Maori Art and Design: Weaving, Painting, Carving and Architecture by Julie Paama-Pengelly
Category: Toi Māori / Art - Whakairo, Raranga, Taonga Puoro | Reading Level: very good
Offers a look at the Maori visual arts, emphasising on the design. Covering tattooing, drawing and painting, carving and weaving, this book explores the origination, evolution, and significance of the designs, and explains the materials and techniques used to create them.