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Waka huia

This is the bottom half of a carved treasure box (waka huia). With its intricately carved lid attached to it the box would have been suspended from the roof...

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Patiti

This short-handled hatchet (patiti) was fashioned from whalebone and iron. It is an example of the trade the Maori had with visiting Europeans and iron as a resource quickly...

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Cloak

Maori garments are referred to as kākahu and has been made from natural fibres and dyes including the harakeke flax plant. This hand-made cloak (pihepihe) consists of cylindrical tags...

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Cloak

A cloak, korowai, with rolled flax fibre tassels and wool detail on the borders. Cloaks are prestigious in Maori culture. This one has rolled paru muka hukahuka, or black processed...

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Adze head

Wood carvers were of noble birth and experts who were in great demand often travelling widely to build canoes, stores and meeting houses....

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Mutu kaka

Carved wooden perch (muta kaka) over which a noose was laid, kept in place by the bird quills. The snare was lashed to a long pole, pushed up into...

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