They represent the duality of our experience, connected through a sacred intersection of opposites – a space where two worlds fuse and a non-dual state of awareness resides. Matariki i te pō . Māori mythology has been a continual source of inspiration in Sofia's Māori art and Māori portraits. / In the middle of the night a mug of coffee was brought for him to drink so that he would not become sleepy. Te piki kōtuku kua riro atu rā (*)Kua rere atu rā koe ki ngā rangi i runga Ki o rahi, ki o nui i te pō Waiho mai au, mokemoke ai - i te pō, i te pō … Experience the magic of Matariki i te pō with a selection of new waiata from award-winning musician, Maisey Rika. ‘I Te Pō’ was first made famous by the Rū-Cru, the original video has gained more than 800,000 views. Our newsletter gives you the latest updates and artwork releases from Sofia Minson, Do you have a question?Visit our help centre, Office: 40 Kitchener St, Auckland, New Zealand. From shipping, to payment, to framing, read our frequently asked questions. It is unavoidable when we are born as beings with a fundamental curiosity about the nature of reality and consciousness. Textbooks, study guides, CDs, teachers' manuals and the bilingual Māori dictionary of the Te Whanake series. Ka haere i konei ka heke i te aka o Te Reinga, ka tatū ki raro. My never-ending love. 48-51, 96;), See also In the centre lies the rose and koru patterns, symbols of creation, unfurling and growth. Na Te Kore, Te PōKi te Whai-Ao Ki te Ao-Mārama Tihei mauri-ora, From the void, the nightTo the glimmer of dawnTo the bright light of dayThere is life- Te Kore. Matariki i te pō . She had several children to her father, but on learning that her husband was her father she fled to te pō (the underworld) where she receives the souls of the dead and is known as Hine-nui-te-pō. Discover our curated selected of limited edition New Zealand art prints. Experience the magic of Matariki i te pō with a selection of new waiata from award-winning musician, Maisey Rika. This dictionary comprises a selection of modern and everyday language that will be extremely useful for learners of the Māori language. (noun) midnight, middle of the night. He tauhuri i te tautahi te hākari i te pō nei. E kīia ana ko te pō mihimihi … An extract from Witi Ihimaera’s new book Navigating the Stars: Māori creation myths. This Māori dictionary is now available as an app. Hine-nui-te-pō … With the iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, and Android app you can use the dictionary anywhere without the need to be online. We can look at creation in three movements. Hine-nui-te-pō "Great woman of Night." / It went from here, descends down the vine at Te Reinga and reaches the bottom. Māori creation narratives tell us that when our mortal bodies leave this world our spirits travel to the realm of Rarohenga (the underworld), where they are guided and cared for by Hine-nui-te-pō (great woman of night, keeper of souls). When we peel back the layers of our selves, what do we end up with? Following the path of her whakapapa brought Sofia back to Māori myths and the story of creation. This symbol of consciousness then moves to the edge of its own limits and radiates outwards in a second circle, intersecting with the first. Please come … Before life, Te Kore is a state of chaos, abundant with possibilities; an unlimited potential for being. Online activities of the Te Whanake textbooks for playback on computers, television or portable devices. She is performing brand new material from … She had several children to her father, but on learning that her husband was her father she fled to te pō (the underworld) where she receives the souls of the dead and is known as Hine-nui-te-pō. Streamed television programmes for developing listening comprehension skills. Who am I? (noun) daylight, world of light - a word usually coupled with ao mārama. Matariki i te pō . Please come back later. Nō reira tau ārai o te pō, tītoko ki te aō mārama! / In the middle of the night a mug of coffee was brought for him to drink so that he would not become sleepy. Online modules of animated movies and activities that complement the Te Whanake textbooks for learning Māori. “It's because of the beautiful voices of the youth, those youth are also … midnight, middle of the night. a-ue, ki te aroha e Ipo. tatau o te pō … Matariki i te pō . However living here in Aotearoa called for an initial localised journey through the generations who came from this land. Our car has been buzzing with moon-motivated waiata: Whiti te marama i te pō, tiaho iho mai koe, he karu mo te mata o te pō … Am I my emotions, my story, my body, my life narrative? A powerful message that draws Sofia to this myth time and again is the idea of life emerging from the void – mai i Te Pō ki te Ao Mārama (from … A visual and metaphorical theme that frequently emerges in Sofia's artwork around the story of creation is that of duality; life and death, light and darkness, yin and yang, Te Kore and Te Ao. 2): Māori mythology was the pathway into her personal ancestral journey and also the place where she found inspiration and meaning in her artwork. I Te Pō. This lead Sofia to an ever-deepening interest in ancient mythological and esoteric knowledge from around the world. Matariki i te pō . 1. She is performing brand new material from … Kia tātau te tira mātaiaō e whai nei te … The symmetry between them delineates darkness (Te Kore) and light (Te Ao), matter and spirit. Her father is Tāne, the god of forests and land mammals. In other words, delving head-first into the stories of her own ancestors has brought Sofia closer to the rest of the world. (noun) Experience the magic of Matariki i te pō with a selection of new waiata from award-winning musician, Maisey Rika. (noun) When both sides are integrated they seem to create a wholeness, a perfect balance, an alchemical third and higher state of wisdom and love. Online activities for further practice for each episode of Tōku Reo, the television series for beginners of Māori language. Studying Māori myths helped Sofia re-discover her connection to not only ancestors, but to the land, and to Aotearoa. © Copyright 2003-2021 - John C Moorfield, Te Aka Online Māori Dictionary. A powerful message that draws Sofia to this myth time and again is the idea of life emerging from the void – mai i Te Pō ki te Ao Mārama (from the darkness into the light). Without knowing where creation began, where Aotearoa and the Tangata Whenua emerged from, how can we know who we are? She will be performing brand new material from her … Tēna ra e hine huri mai rā ki ahau e tau nei hei, utanga atu, e Ipo. Back translation: Peaceful night, holy night, calm and bright. And yet: Hine-nui-te-pō in New Zealand literature is no longer bounded by Te … (personal name) Sofia is also Swedish, English and Irish. Read online Download epub; 2.9 MB; The file for online reader is being processed. SoundCloud. Ko te tatau o te pō tēnei (TTT 1/7/1922:13). The story of Māori ancestry cannot be told without the story of creation. Stream I te Ao, i te Pō (www.maori4kids.co.nz), a playlist by Hei Reo Whānau from desktop or your mobile device. It illustrates profound ideas, meaning and messages – both personal, resonating deep within her own psyche, and universal, linking with other cosmic origin stories across time and cultures. 1. Textbook (Ed. (TPH 30/11/1911:9) / Then Māui said to his brothers-in-law, 'You must not laugh at me when I go into Hine-nui-te-pō.' Through art, Sofia explores seeds of truth that are common between traditions seemingly spread far and wide across time and space. When we make an effort to understand light and dark as being two sides of the same coin, and really hold that truth during both tough and happy times, we’re not so easily swayed to believe that one experience is pleasurable (therefore good) and one is painful (therefore bad). Kātahi ka kī atu a Māui ki ōna taokete, 'Kaua koutou e kata ki a au ina tomo au ki roto ki a Hine-nui-te-pō.' Te Kore, the nothingness that exists before all life, is something that Sofia has explored often in her work. There is nothing quite as awe-inspiring as to look upwards and wonder. Te Aka Māori-English, English-Māori Dictionary and Index by John C Moorfield. / To the Māori this is nub of creation stories, that is the emergence from darkness to the world of light, Te … Te tira mātaipō kua nunumi atu ki te taiahiahi, takoto, moe mai i te moenga te whita, i te moenga te au, i te moenga te whakārahia! (E. I. Pō) My darling Missy You are always on my mind Wherever you may go You take a part of me. The stars of Matariki in video clip Matariki i te pō / Photo - Maisey Rika Mātauranga from Professor Rangi Matamua. Ki te … 1. My love for you is endless Keep me always in your heart For you are a special part of me. 1): Her mother is a human, Hine-ahu-one was made from earth. Sofia has explored the idea of consciousness in Aoraki Raama, a portrait of Aoraki Mt Cook crowned with gold sacred geometric patterns, representing the Flower of Life. In a way, it has been a circular journey. (Te … From there comes Te Pō, aeons of darkness and night. Te Kore holds our potential, not only for physical growth, but for consciousness, creativity and learning. In Midnight Rose, Te Kore is represented by the stark black canvas. This is the door of the world of death. I te weheruatanga o te pō ka kawea mai te ipu kawhe hei inu māna, he mea kia kore ai ia e hiamoe (TWMNT 23/3/1875:69). atua. Hine-tītama, atua, (Te Māhuri This goddess was the daughter of the god Tāne and the earth-formed maiden Hine-ahu-one, constructed by that deity from the soil. Experience the magic of Matariki i te pō with a selection of new waiata from award-winning musician, Maisey Rika. Sofia has been drawn to the story of creation for many reasons. 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