Tokomaru Canoe

A copy of the correspondence and newspaper cuttings relating to the removal of the waka / canoe from it's resting place in bush near a tributary of the Tangarakau River in eastern Taranaki, it's removal in 1973 and restoration at Taranaki Museum. The waka is on display in the gallery of Puke Ariki.
Includes correspondence on the establishment of a scenic reserve at the site of the waka discovery, named Putikituna Scenic Reserve

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