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Hone Heke cuts down the flagstaff on Flagstaff Hill at Kororāreka.

The Maori chief Hone Heke starts a war by chopping down the British flagpole at Kororāreka.

Dreamt I had a face tattoo similar to this and I put my contemporary glamour make-up on top of it. A small male child feared me. Maori People, New Zealand. Photo by Jimmy Nelson | Yellowtrace

Before They Pass Away by Jimmy Nelson

Dreamt I had a face tattoo similar to this and I put my contemporary glamour make-up on top of it. A small male child feared me. Maori People, New Zealand. Photo by Jimmy Nelson

Mannequin/life caste of a Maori chief wearing a rain cape over a korowai (tag cloak); holding a taiaha (ceremonial and fighting staff), wearing a hei tiki (neck pendant), and two huia feathers in his hair.  | 19th century | Photographic print; © The Trustees of the British Museum

Mannequin/life caste of a Maori chief wearing a rain cape over a korowai (tag cloak); holding a taiaha (ceremonial and fighting staff), wearing a hei tiki (neck pendant), and two huia feathers in his hair.

Pita Turei tungane, Handsome Maori, Glass cloak korowai Te Rongo Kirkwood Photo David Shields NZ

Pita Turei tungane, Handsome Maori, Glass cloak korowai Te Rongo Kirkwood Photo David Shields NZ

Kakahu o te urumutu maori cloak korowai by Paola Hapeta

Kakahu o te urumutu maori cloak korowai by Paola Hapeta

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