Thursday, June 14, 2012

Postage Stamps Feature Maori Rock Art

The issue, which includes six stamps, features rock art portraying legendary creatures and aspects of everyday life. It was developed by New Zealand Post in collaboration with the Ngāi Tahu Māori Rock Art Trust, and artist Dave Burke.

Māori rock art is evident throughout New Zealand and with the help of the Rock Art Trust, over 500 sites have been recorded in the South Island (Te Waipounamu) alone.

The sites are spread from . . .

Read more at New Zealand Post


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