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  • New Zealand Māori Art and Culture, Māori Art in New Zealand

    …of Māori art in New Zealand is evident in architectural carving and interior designs of marae, and in ornate whakairo (carvings) in wood, bone or pounamu (greenstone or jade) for pendants and other taonga (treasures). Carving and weaving skills arose from the practical requirements of…

  • New Zealand Shopping, Shopping in New Zealand

    …galleries and museum shops to exclusive designer stores. For traditional New Zealand souvenirs look for examples of superb Māori carvings in wood, bone and pounamu (greenstone or jade). You can also find jewellery and ornaments made from the iridescent paua shell (abalone), treasured by…

  • New Zealand History Information & Historical Places

    …the North Island. Māori wove fishing nets from harakeke (flax), and carved fishhooks from bone and stone. Māori considered whales as kaitiaki (guardians), and used their flesh for food and their hard, strong bones for weapons. A Māori tradition that remains today is to throw back…

  • New Zealand Shopping, New Zealand Souvenirs

    …galleries and museum shops to exclusive designer stores. For traditional New Zealand souvenirs look for examples of superb Māori carvings in wood, bone and pounamu (greenstone or jade). You may also find unique New Zealand kiwiana to choose from, such as jewellery and ornaments made from…

  • Early Settlement in New Zealand, New Zealand Settlement

    …the North Island. Māori wove fishing nets from harakeke (flax), and carved fishhooks from bone and stone. Māori considered whales as kaitiaki (guardians), and used their flesh for food and their hard, strong bones for weapons. A Māori tradition that remains today is to throw back…

  • New Zealand Immigration and Visa Information - Departure Tax Information

    …in any form * Tortoise or turtle shell jewellery and ornaments * Medicines using musk * Rhinoceros or tiger derivatives * Carvings or anything made from whalebone or bone from any other marine animals * Cat skins or coats Duty Free Goods Visitors to New Zealand may purchase duty-free goods, which…

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