The Wahaika is one of the several different war clubs used by Maori warriors. The wahaika was used exclusively by the most fierce, and respected warriors with the highest rankings. It was given as a ceremonial piece
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The Taiaha is a traditional close combat, hand held Maori Weapon carved in the form of an ancestor. In Maori Weapons the tongue represents oratory skills, the eyes to keep alert, and the feathers adorn the head to distract opponents. The Taiaha is a very special Maori Carving and a treasure that is passed down from generation to generation.
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Antique Maori Wahaika and Maori Kotiate are both excellent and extremely collectible examples of Maori Art. There are however contemporary versions of this form of Polynesian art.
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The Patu belongs to the Meremere family of weapons. This Maori War Club is a plain but very lethal club. Patu means to Pierce and Chop and was used with great skill and dexterity during battle. This Maori Carving is a good representation of Maori Weapons and Maori Art.
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