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New Zealand:Matariki 2015 Stamp Issue

New Zealand post issued postage stamps on 3rd June 2015  to coincide with the dawn of Maori New Year, the Matariki 2015 stamp issue celebrates the ancient art form ” Kowhaiwhai” in a contemporary setting.Typically featured in the whare whakairo … Continue reading

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New Zealand will Release Stamp on Māori New Year

New Zealand Post marks the start of the Māori New Year with its Matariki 2011 – Hei Matau stamp issue on 1st June 2011 .Meaning ‘fish hook’, matau are traditionally an important aspect of Māori life, providing Māori with the … Continue reading

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