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What did the maori people wear?

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March 28, 2011 1:26AM

The Maori mostly wore garments made from harakeke (FLAX). skirts and minor upper body protection were constructed from this material. they also wore korowai (cloaks) made from bird feathers such as the moa, kiwi and the Kereru (Wood Pigeon) foot cloths were woven from harakeke. as hunter gathers the animal hides were treated for protection pieces during war.