Māori creativity spans past and present from the ancient arts of the traditional culture to the full spectrum of modern disciplines.
Modern Māori artists are internationally represented in some of New Zealand's top artistic endeavours including film, television, literature, art and music.
The talent of Māori is evident in many fields of creative endeavour, both in New Zealand and overseas.
In recent years New Zealand has seen a resurgence in the traditional practice of ta moko (body tattooing).
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