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
New Zealand | A cropped image of the original painting of Tamati Waka Nene (c.1785-1871) by Gottfried Lindauer, in 1890. | Tamati Waka Nene was a warrior and chieftan of the Ngati-Hoa tribe in the early 19th century.