Carved Maori houses of western and northern areas of New Zealand.
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Carved Maori houses of western and northern areas of New Zealand. by W. J. Phillipps

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Published by R.E. Owen, Govt. Printer in Wellington .
Written in English



  • New Zealand.


  • Wood-carving, Maori.,
  • Decoration and ornament, Maori.,
  • Architecture, Maori.,
  • Architecture, Domestic -- New Zealand.

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Edition Notes

StatementForeword by R.A. Falla.
SeriesDominion Museum monograph, no. 9
LC ClassificationsNK1177 .P49
The Physical Object
Pagination238, [1] p.
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6211447M
LC Control Number56042023

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Anonymous Guide to the Pouihi: carved by Inia Te Wiata. London, New Zealand House. Archey, G., Whaowhia: Maori Art and Its Artists. Auckland, Collins. Barns, E. Little Journeys into the Lives of Notable Maori Chiefs and Chieftainesses of the Whanganui District, whose portraits hang in the Museum Building. Wanganui, Alexander Museum. The Maori culture is one of the chief attractions for vacationers visiting New Zealand. Having been settled by early Maori years ago, and then colonised by the British in the 19th century, Aotearoa or New Zealand meaning ‘Land of the Long White Cloud’ is considered as a young country. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.   Tasman named the area “Murderers Bay”. This, he said, “must teach us to consider the inhabitants of the country as enemies.” 9 A Tribe Cannibalized James Cook’s Crew. For the next hundred years, Europeans stayed away from New Zealand. The Maori were left alone—until James Cook arrived.

  This map shows the tribal boundaries of New Zealand’s Māori Iwi (tribes). The map is from New Zealand Trade and Enterprise‘s rather good Māori Cultural Kit for people wanting to do business with Māori organisations.. The kit is available online, as a PDF and as an iPhone app.. Click on this map to see/download the PDF from the NZTE website. A glance through the illustrations in W. J. Phillipps's Carved Houses of the Western and Northern Areas of New Zealand will show that the Waikato district is exceptional in that its early houses do not have the hands at the ends of the maihi. For instance, the extraordinary squat figures depicted in his painting of the monument to Te Wherowhero's daughter (see Phillipps, Carved Maori Houses of the Western and Northern Areas of New Zealand, , p. ) are to be seen in a photograph of the old “Tokanga nui a Noho” house originally built at Aotea Harbour before (Phillipps. Driving towards Hokianga from Auckland, the road winds through the beautiful Waipoua Forest, home to three quarters of New Zealand’s kauri trees. While the entire forest is sacred, just a short walk from the road stands Tāne Mahuta, the largest kauri tree in the country at .

These spirals appear on the two pataka already mentioned on a pare, or door lintel, clearly of Tuwharetoa origin, shown by Phillipps (Carved Maori Houses of Western and Northern Areas of New Zealand, , p. ), the spirals with an “S” in the centre. The New Zealand House, Rosenfield, M. () Farms and Stations of New Zealand, Cranwell Publishing Co. () Design and Living, Plishke, E. A. () New Zealand Modern Homes and Gardens (Annual), Breckell and Nicholl Ltd. New Zealand Journal of Agriculture, Oct , “The New Zealand Farmhouse”, Metson, N.   “When one house dies, a second lives.” - Maori proverb In , Captain James Cook’s historic expedition in the region would lead to an English claim on Australia, but before he reached Australia, he sailed near New Zealand and spent weeks mapping part of New Zealand’s s:   There are two large islands (North and South) and a number of smaller islands in New Zealand. The Cook Strait separates them. The North Island is the most populous. It stretches from 46 to 34 degrees of latitude. It is mountainous and geologically active. The South Island has a range of high Alps. There is much fertile farm land and grazing lands. The climate is generally mild.[1].