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From the Kingdom of Tonga and anywhere else I go, collecting things and moments...
Korowai by the late Puti Hineaupounamu Rare (photo tanya edwards)

Korowai by the late Puti Hineaupounamu Rare (photo tanya edwards)

maori carving (photo tanya edwards)

maori carving (photo tanya edwards)

leather purse and wallet with taniko detail, late 1920s, by Puti Hineaupounamu Rare (photos tanya edwards)

harakeke (photos tanya edwards)

whanau

whanau

my whanau. Nora Barton. early 1900s. Awesome.

my whanau. Nora Barton. early 1900s. Awesome.

crazy tiki crayons (photo tanya edwards)

crazy tiki crayons (photo tanya edwards)

In NZ looking at old family photos. Top photo: my great grandmother Tira, with her sister Rangimarie.

Kete with feather detail woven from flax fibre by Puti Hineaupounamu Rare.