Hei Matau - 4487MA

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$420.00
Coastal and river-based Māori tribes traditionally used a variety of fishhooks and lures. Hooks and lures varied in shape, material and design. Today hei matau (fishhooks) have become symbolic of traditional Māori technology and continue to symbolize a relationship to Tangaroa, God of the sea.

Material: Pounamu (Kawakawa)

Measurements: 37mm x 34mm x 8mm
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Artist: Maaka Toi

Position: Tauira (Student)

Iwi: Ngāti Pikiao, Ngāpuhi

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Artist: Maaka Toi

Position: Tauira (Student)

Iwi: Ngāti Pikiao, Ngāpuhi