Māori carried pounamu (greenstone) on foot from its West Coast source all over the South Island, and then by canoe to the North Island. This map shows the major overland tracks they used.
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Source: Barry Brailsford, Greenstone trails: the Maori and pounamu. 2nd ed. Hamilton: Stoneprint, 1996