Full sized carved stone Maori Wahaika War Club with bone inlays

Full sized carved stone Maori Wahaika War Club with bone inlays

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Maori Carving At Te Puia Maori Arts And Crafts Institute - Google Search

Maori war long boat - Picture of New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute, Rotorua - TripAdvisor

The Tekoteko is a stylized representation of the main progenitor of a tribe, and is the most focal point of the Whare Whakairo (carved tribal Meeting House). NZ Maori art.

The Tekoteko is a stylized representation of the main progenitor of a tribe, and is the most focal point of the Whare Whakairo (carved tribal Meeting House).

Iwi Le Comte Māori Carving - Hoe (Navigation Paddle)

Iwi Le Comte Māori Carving - Hoe (Navigation Paddle)

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Täne God of the forest is the inspiration for Bill Hammond's bird landscapes. He was the ancestor of both birds and men. I thought this image was a fitting compliment to Hammond's art.

This toki pounamu (adze) is believed to be at least five centuries old, and it would have been owned by an important chief.

This toki pounamu (adze) is believed to be at least five centuries old, and it would have been owned by an important chief.

Pine Taiapa standing with items of Maori wood carvings (probably his own work) for the Kahungunu Meeting House in Nuhaka. Photograph taken circa 1940s, by an unidentified photographer.

Pine Taiapa standing with items of Maori wood carvings (probably his own work) for the Kahungunu Meeting House in Nuhaka. Photograph taken circa by an unidentified photographer.

Pine Taiapa. Master carver from Tikitiki, East Coast, New Zealand.

Pine Taiapa working on a wood carving for the Kahungunu Meeting House in Nuhaka. Shows him leaning over the carving, holding a chisel. Photograph taken circa by an unidentified photographer.

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