Queen Aotea, third wife of King Tawhiao, mother of Puahaere.
Maori are the indigenous people of Aotearoa New Zealand. Contemporary Maori culture has been shaped by the traditions of its rich cultural heritage.
Unidentified kuia (elderly Maori woman) with a moko on her chin and lips. She wears a kahu huruhuru (feather cloak), a pendant (probably made of greenstone), and feathers in her hair. This image was taken circa by an unidentified photographer.