Samples of Tukutuku panels fourn in whare hui, or meeting houses and their meanings.
Te ao hurihuri (The changing world), tukutuku (woven wall panel), 2013, by James and Catherine Schuster, Te Rōpū Raranga
maori.org.nz Slide Shows: Tukutuku - Weaving Patterns in a Whare
This turapa (tukutuku) pattern, called Te Ara, is unique to Te Arawa. It symbolises the voyage of the canoe Te Arawa from Taputapuatea to Maketū 26 generations ago.
These 'Tukutuku' panels were first gifted to Kohia Education Centre when it was housed in Kohia Terrace just over 20 years ago.
As you plan to travel down under for the World Cup - watch cricket, explore the region, stop enroute at Bali, and fill your home with these priceless treasures!