Poutama - imagine a wall panel in a main room...

Poutama - imagine a wall panel in a main room...

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.

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.

Kohai Grace Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Weaving Tukutuku Panel Patikitiki kiekie rimu

Kohai Grace Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Weaving Tukutuku Panel Patikitiki kiekie rimu

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