Maori weaving is full of hidden meanings. It was originally used to make practical items for survival, like rope, fishing nets, and baskets. When the Maori people first came to Aotearoa they realized the weather was extreme compared the one in Polynesia that's were weaving took place. They made (weaved) objects like korowai (cloaks), kete (baskets), whariki (mats), and harakeke (New Zealand flax).
Kapa Haka (Maori performance)
Kapa Haka is a a powerful part of the New Zealand cultural. Kapa is means LINE and Haka means DANCE. Kapa Haka is different from Haka. The dance is a very emotional and powerful combination of song, dance and chanting (shouting, repeating the words). It is performed in schools, during special events and festivals. They are war dances.
Ta Moko (tattoo)