Sunday, October 26, 2014

Matua: His Mandate with Destiny

November 14, 2010 by  
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Haami Moeke Snr QSM was a respected Maori kaumatua (Elder). He passed away recently. He was both my friend and my carving mentor. To me, he was Matua or simply Haami. The thing I loved most about him was

Bigger than Ben Hur

October 7, 2008 by  
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To my way of thinking, traditions/rituals define an important social component of our lives that I think is fast becoming lost in the Western world and I find that sad actually. I feel they’ve been shelved because of the adverse attention that’s been

Traditions Tradition

July 29, 2008 by  
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To my way of thinking, traditions/rituals define an important social component of our lives that I think is fast becoming lost in the Western world and I find that sad actually. I feel they’ve been