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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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Club

Curved and spurred, waka kiakavo club with interesting pattern of zoning characteristic of the later 19th century. These are heavy, two handed clubs developed to be a very effective...

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Club

Curved and spurred, waka kiakavo club. These are heavy, two handed clubs developed to be a very effective offensive and defensive weapon. The spur is designed to parry attacking blows,...

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Club

A particularly heavy curved and spurred, waka kiakavo club. These are heavy, two handed clubs developed to be a very effective offensive and defensive weapon. The spur is designed to...

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Club

Curved and spurred, waka kiakavo club. These are heavy, two handed clubs developed to be a very effective offensive and defensive weapon. The spur is designed to parry attacking blows,...

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Throwing club

A popular throwing club type, the iula tavatava takes its name from the lobes that form its head. Some examples are naturally lobed from buttress roots, like cut-down waka clubs,...

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Club

Rootstock, waka club. Rootstock clubs often have coconut fibre windings, pandanus binding or the application of red textiles to the neck which indicates that they may have been a central part...

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Taurapa

Canoes have sacred associations since they carried the Maori to Aotearoa. Sternposts (taurapa) are located at the rear of a canoe. At the top of this carving we...

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