Tapa cloth. ca. 1885 | Hiapo is the Niuean word for tapa cloth. Traditionally it was patterned with designs unique to the island, many of them depicting events that were topical at the time the hiapo was painted. In recent years, hiapo art has been enjoying a revival
Maori Women Dressed In Traditional Maori Costume Rotorua North Island New Zealand | Stock Photos | Royalty Free | Royalty Free Photos
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Maori Poi Balls
Poi balls are percussive implements used by New Zealand (Maori) women for telling stories, imitating natural sounds and motions for teaching purposes. Long ago they were used by young warriors to help with coordination and reflex training. Originally, poi balls were made of moss wrapped in flax leaves and made very distinctive sounds as they hit a person's wrist or body and arms. Today, our handmade poi balls are made of stuffing and tissue wrapped in plastic, and are primarily used for…
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