Tohunga whakairo

Maori - Master wood-carvers

An expert carver in the art of traditional carving.

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Maori carver Tuhaka Kapu demonstrating his skills at the New Zealand Centennial Exhibition in Wellington
Date: 1940 Description: Maori carver Tuhaka Kapu demonstrating his skills at the Centennial Exhibition in Rongotai, Wellington, in 1940. Photograph taken by Eileen Deste. Quantity:...
Date: [ca1982-ca1984] Description: Portrait of writer Apirana Taylor. Young Maori having a meal. Man carving. People placing a carving above a door. Young men with tiaha in front of a mura...
Date: [1980-1990] Description: Polynesian women wearing tapa dresses standing in front of a tapa-hung wall. Maori wood carver at work. Greenstone patu (club). Bone ornaments. Bowl cont...
Date: Between 1910 and 1913 By: Muir & Moodie (Firm) Description: Maori carvers at work, Rotoiti, taken by Muir and Moodie, Dunedin ca 1910-1913 Quantity: 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s). Physical Description: Photolithog...
Group, including carvers and builders, alongside the unfinished meeting house in the Maori Court of the New Zealand Centennial Exhibition
Date: 1939-1940 Description: Group, including carvers and builders, alongside the uncompleted meeting house in the Maori Court of the New Zealand Centennial Exhibition, 1939-1940, photog...
Date: [ca1982-ca1984] Description: Portraits of artist Robin Kahukiwa. Maori carvers at work. Quantity: 7 colour original transparency/ies 35mm strips comprising 8 images. Physical Descript...
Date: [ca1982-ca1984] Description: Maori wood carvers at work. Quantity: 7 colour original transparency/ies 35mm strips comprising 7 images. Physical Description: Dye coupler transparencies,...
Date: [ca1982-ca1984] Description: Maori carvers working in an unidentified workshop. View of unidentified building. Quantity: 7 colour original transparency/ies 35mm strips comprising 13 im...
Date: [ca1982-ca1984] Description: Maori carvers working in an unidentified workshop Quantity: 7 colour original transparency/ies 35mm strips comprising 21 images. Physical Description: Dye ...
Date: 1909 Description: Photographs showing construction of a large waka (canoe) near the Waikato River, ca 1909. Shows initial carving in forest where tree was felled, workers and...