One of my most endlessly popular posts is about Tā moko (Māori tattooing), so I thought I would do another to honour my Māori heritage. Recently on YouTube, I discovered an inspiring collection of stories about Māori women kicking ass all over the place. Called Totes Māori each video is edited creatively and made with uplifting and invigorating energy and attention to the subjects and their achievements.
Ngahuia Williams: Model and Entrepreneur
A Rotorua-based fashion designer creating fashion influenced by Māori design and culture.
Taaniko and Vienna Nordstrom: Soldier Road Portraits
Blending the vintage aesthetic of old photographs with the possibilities of new technology and modern Māori identity to create this awesome photography mash-up that has become outrageously popular with Māori living in Aotearoa and overseas.