This waka huia (treasure box) contains a single huia feather. While the main purpose of waka huia was to hold these prized feathers, they were also used for other taonga (treasures). The intricate carving shows how important the boxes were.
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Wooden Maori Wakahuia - These sacred and ornately carved boxes are made from the native Tawa or Kauri tree and were used by Maori tribes to store valuables. This unusual gift is perfect for storing any kind of small valuables you may have. #UnusualGifts #MaoriArt #ValuableBox #GiftsForHer