KahuroaKahungunu - Kahungunu was the ancestor of the Māori tribe Ngāti Kahungunu, and is seen here holding a hoe and a canoe paddle. This shows his abilities as a navigator. The carving is part of the canoe house on Treaty grounds, Waitangi. Incorporating an ancestor into the dwelling is a common architectural feature of the canoe and meeting houses.

Maori carvings of New Zealand KahuroaKahungunu: Kahungunu was the ancestor of the Māori tribe Ngāti Kahungunu, and is seen here holding a hoe and a canoe paddle. The carving is part of the canoe house on Treaty grounds, Waitangi.

New Zealand | Harawira Te Mahikai, chief of the Ngati Kahungunu tribe, wearing his cloak and holding his taiaha or challenge stick. Portrait by NZ Lindauer, photographed by Gladys Goodall ~ scanned postcard

New Zealand | Harawira Te Mahikai, chief of the Ngati Kahungunu tribe, wearing his cloak and holding his taiaha or challenge stick. Portrait by NZ Lindauer, photographed by Gladys Goodall ~ scanned postcard

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Twist on breakfast club to war club- Close up of maori tamoko tribal tattoo and carved wooden mere club

This womans Ngati Porou/Ngati Kahungunu with Scots blood.

This womans Ngati Porou/Ngati Kahungunu with Scots blood.

Takitimu A History of Ngati Kahungunu

Takitimu A History of Ngati Kahungunu J. Mitchell Handsome new edition of major tribal history is available from tomorrow .

Takitimu A History of Ngati Kahungunu

Takitimu A History of Ngati Kahungunu J. Mitchell Handsome new edition of major tribal history is available from tomorrow .

Ngati kahungunu

Ngati kahungunu

Tom French Memorial Maori Player of the Year.Aaron Smith - Ngati Kahungunu at the Steinlager Rugby Awards.jpg

Tom French Memorial Maori Player of the Year.Aaron Smith - Ngati Kahungunu at the Steinlager Rugby Awards.

Tutamure, Ngati Kahungunu

Tutamure, Ngati Kahungunu


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