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The museum contains one of the best existing collections of Maori art.
The Maori also possess considerable astronomical knowledge, including that of a planet that wears a circlet or headband (46 ).
As at last summer solstice a Maori group greeted the sun, the ancestors who built the place, and the other celebrants present.
One of the best-known types of Maori object is the pendant or hei Tiki (see top of the page ).
It is clearly male, and has the typical Maori male hair topknot and a fully tattooed face.