Category Archives: Maori philosophy

MAORI ART and ARMISTICE 100 Years On

  MAORI ART and ARMISTICE 100 YEARS on   MaC IX 10 November 2018 © Rangihīroa Panoho and PIHIRAU PRODUCTIONS Ltd, 2018. No part of this document (text or imagery) is free to be copied, plagiarised or shared for publication or for uses neither intended nor agreed on by the author without his or the Director … Continue reading MAORI ART and ARMISTICE 100 Years On

Writing MAORI ART MaCVIII

MaC VIII   rangihīroa,  he āmionga kikorangi, ‘the blue orbit’, 2018   E ngā kaipānui tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā ra koutou katoa. Ngā whakawhetai ki a koutou mo te awhi me te tautoko hoki. Hari te ngakau nei e hoko ana koutou ki tā tātou pukapuka. Naaku te rourou, nau te rourou, ka kī … Continue reading Writing MAORI ART MaCVIII

How We Belong: Te Parawhau and the Mangrove Tree

MaC VII How We Belong: Te Parawhau and the Mangrove Tree This post considers the connections between a native tree and a Northland hapū through the naming of one of their community buildings. It explores the importance of the local natural environment and its role in shaping an architectural metaphor.   Te hana ‘the radiance’ … Continue reading How We Belong: Te Parawhau and the Mangrove Tree