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Name/Title
Kahu Huruhuru consisting of dark brown feathers. Muka kaupapa woven in 10 whenu to every 10mm. Whatu-aho-tahi weave. Red and purple wool down side edges. Red and white wool along top edge. Two wool attachments.
Accession No
TM.2002.356

Name/Title
Small Patu made from onewa (greywacke). Hammerdressed through-out. Large flake scars on two sides.
Accession No
TM.2002.150

Name/Title
Small dark coloured Toki made from pounamu; small piece missing from proximal end; blunt cutting edge, due to being water worn; pink barnacle's incrusted mainly on one side.
Accession No
TM.2001.237

Name/Title
Paepae made from wood; very weathered has lost all decorative details; split longitudinally resulting in two pieces; two left-end figures, separated by a single spiral; manaia figure at end; an attached bar with one hole is present on the rear above the lower edge, another is present behind manaia figure.
Accession No
TM.2000.343

Name/Title
Kaupapa woven with candlewick in horizontal rows of whatu-aho-tahi spaced at 10mm intervals; seven to eight whenu to every 10mm; kiwi feathers scattered in centre and purple feathers around all edges; two green ties
Accession No
TM.2000.300

Name/Title
Single poi made from muka; four diamond shapes with small buttons in centre; four bundles of loose strands attached; muka handle undone.
Accession No
TM.2000.275

Name/Title
Pair of poi made from raupo (ball) and muka (handles).
Accession No
TM.2000.273

Name/Title
Pair of poi made from Raupo (ball) and muka (handles).
Accession No
TM.2000.272

Name/Title
sisal or muka? kaupapa woven in horizontal rows of whatu-aho-rua spaced at 7-9 mm apart; four whenu to every 10mm; black wool hukahuka on front base and along top and side edges; green and yellow wool on top corners and red and black down sides; top broader than bottom; no ties.
Accession No
TM.2000.269

Name/Title
Muka kaupapa woven in horizontal rows of whatu-aho-rua spaced at 10mm apart; approx 6-7 whenu to every 10mm; black muka karure on front base; taniko design along bottom edge.
Accession No
TM.2000.268

Name/Title
Muka kaupapa woven in horizontal rows of whatu-aho-rua spaced at 10mm; seven whenu to every 10mm; paheke on front base in the form of checkers running diagonally pattern; brown and white feathers along two edges; two ties.
Accession No
TM.2000.267

Name/Title
Type 2B adze (Duff 1959) nephrite adze head. Triangular in shape. Half of one side broken and rough, the other polished. Triangular grind on one side with various other grinds visible. Use wear along cutting edge in the form of chips. Scars below cutting edge on non-bevel side.
Accession No
TM.1998.031

Name/Title
Large wooden adze handle. Foot well-formed and large. Steeply angled handle, the end of which has broken off.
Accession No
TM.1998.005

A brown beer bottle, etched with image of two men, Māori and Pākehā. Below is Mount Taranaki. Etched to commemorate the Waitara Jubilee, 1904-1955.
Accession No
PA2018.042

Name/Title
Two pound honey container from Waimate Apiaries, H.E. Lloyd and Son in Manaia, South Taranaki. Container made of off-white, waxed cardboard and is printed in red, black. There is a Māori kowhaiwhai pattern running around the top and base of the container.
Accession No
PA2018.037

Name/Title
Two pound honey container from Waimate Apiaries, H.E. Lloyd and Son in Manaia, South Taranaki. Container made of off-white, waxed cardboard and is printed in red, black. There is a Māori kowhaiwhai pattern running around the top and base of the container.
Accession No
PA2018.036

Name/Title
Ornately carved over the entire length predominantly of haehae and pakati. A set of stylised spirals start at the tip (arero) and continue for approximately one third of the distance along the shaft. There are four spirals on the arero and nine on the shaft area. The remaining carving is in a pattern of alternating parrelel bands forming a zigzag appearance. The spirals area is finished to a high standard, the furthest end of the shaft is only partly finished (haehae only with no pakati). One side requires more finishing than the other. The wood is firm and free of insect damage. A large chip of wood is missing from the rau/ blade end on one side of the taiaha
Accession No
PA2016.110

Name/Title
Curved handle with a flat surface at one end for attaching an extension and adze. The flat area has a face carved at the extremity. a large chip is missing from one side of the face. A notch rebate for guiding the lashing is below the face. The handle shaft is finished smooth while the foot area has a lot of scratches and tool marks. The end of the handle has a slight flaring and finishes with a rounded end
Accession No
PA2016.087

Name/Title
Tool for agricultural use similar in the shape to a large mixing spoon. Wood seems strong and medium density. It appears to have been cut part way and then snapped through the handle
Accession No
PA2016.085

Name/Title
unknown type of axe or adze head? iron. broken at thin end. Two large indentations of rust on one side of the blade.
Accession No
PA2016.075

Name/Title
Fine grained stone, hammerdressed rebated end for lashing, thick midsection
Accession No
PA2016.073

Name/Title
Common shape adze head, medium length and fine grained stone of dark grey colour
Accession No
PA2016.063

Name/Title
Medium sized type 2b [Duff]. Hammer dressed surface. Some chips missing from the front cutting blade surfaces.
Accession No
PA2016.062

Name/Title
Medium sized type 2b [Duff]. Smoothed surface all over.Some chips missing from the side and corner surfaces. Front blade section broken and missing Fine textured sand
Accession No
PA2016.061

Name/Title
Med- large well shaped type 2b [Duff]. Smoothed surface all over.Some chips missing from the side and front edge surfaces. A large chip missing from the butte end. Large inclusions of dark chips of stone
Accession No
PA2016.060
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