Traditional costume including the piupiu and tipare is worn by members of concert groups (also known as kapa haka groups, cultural entertainers or theatre groups) at many different events around New Zealand.
In Hawaii grass skirts are worn as part of their traditional hula costume. Historically hula costume consisted of a lei, a grass skirt, and ankle bracelets. This dress was used during the hula dance, the traditional Hawaiian dance.
A simple 6 piece wooden puzzle from the Children of the World Tuzzles range. The puzzle depicts a Maori girl, wearing a pari (bodice) and tipare (headband) with Taniko design, as well as a piu piu (flax skirt). She is holding two red poi (balls on string) in her hands.