A carving of Paikea, the ancestor of the people of Whangara, East Coast, who believe he came to New Zealand on the back of a whale. The carving is in the Poho-o-Rawiri meeting house at Gisborne.

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Title: Maori carvings Publicity Caption: A carving of Paikea, the ancestor of the people of Whangara, East Coast, who believe he came to New Zealand on the back of a whale. The carving is in the Poho-o-Rawiri meeting house at Gisborne. Photographer: Mr Nicholson January 1968, Gisborne Archives New Zealand Reference: AAQT 6539 W3537 82 / A868...


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