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Tekoteko - Māori Art Gallery - Aotearoa
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The Tekoteko is a stylized representation of the main progenitor of a tribe, and is the most focal point of the Whare Whakairo (carved tribal Meeting House). NZ Maori art.
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Pine Taiapa standing with items of Maori wood carvings (probably his own work) for the Kahungunu Meeting House in Nuhaka. Photograph taken circa 1940s, by an unidentified photographer.
Pine Taiapa. Master carver from Tikitiki, East Coast, New Zealand.