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Pukaki

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Pukaki by P. Tapsell
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Description

Exploring the legacy of Pukaki, the ancestral father of Ngati Whakaue, a hapu (sub-tribe) of Te Arawa of Rotorua, this text also relates the history of the carving of Pukaki that featured in the Te Maori exhibition, its origins, how it was acquired by the Crown and how Ngati Whakaue regained it from the Auckland Museum in 1997.

Author Biography

Paul Tapsell is of Te Arawa and Tainui descent. He holds a masters degree in anthropology from Auckland University and a doctorate in museum ethnography from Oxford University. He is now Director Maori of the Auckland War Memorial Museum and an adjunct lecturer at Auckland University.
Release date NZ
July 1st, 2000
Author
Audience
  • General (US: Trade)
Country of Publication
New Zealand
Illustrations
100 photographs & illustrations
Imprint
Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd
Pages
176
Dimensions
165x220x25
ISBN-13
9780790007304
Product ID
1637464

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