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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Open daily 10am – 6pm (except Christmas Day)
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This beautiful book, Pacific Art in Detail, takes a fresh look at the wealth of art from the Pacific – from simple to ornate, domestic to sacred, traditional to contemporary.
Highly illustrated catalogue of hundreds of rare art and artefacts from all over the Pacific.
Discover a millennium of exploration, encounter, and cultural exchange in this beautifully illustrated history of Pacific peoples in New Zealand.
This powerful series of photographs documents the story of Samoan tattoo art, and the work of world-renowned and controversial tattoo artist Su’a Sulu’ape Paulo II.
Beautifully illustrated and informative, this book gives the reader a unique insight into the tradition of tivaivai in the Cook Islands