Tukutuku Panel Patiki
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.
Tukutuku panel, Paruaharanui marae
Finely Waka Huia by Tene Waitere c.1853 - 1931, A Ngati Tarawhai Carver,
Hinemihi meeting house Maoris of New Zealand
Hinemihi, The only Maori meeting house that stands in the UK. a beautiful whare that originally stood at Tarawera (before the mountain erupted...)
Wharenui, House of Aroha
Hinemihi at Te Wairoa - after the Mt Tarwera eruption in 1886. Image from Te Ara. The Meeting House is now in Surrey UK