Marakihau

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Marakihau were believed to harass and prey on shore-living people or sea-travellers. Some were said to be the spirits of departed men, an example being the famed chief Te Tahi, ancestor of the Awa people of Whakatane where a marakihau carving decorates a meeting house.

Material: Koiwi (Beef Bone)

Measurements: 130mm x 50mm
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Artist: Stacy Gordine

Position: Tumu (Head of Takapū)

Iwi: Ngāti Porou

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Artist: Stacy Gordine

Position: Tumu (Head of Takapū)

Iwi: Ngāti Porou