The top hoe (paddle) is a steering paddle, or hoe whakatere. The hoe in the middle is from the Waikato tribe. The hoe at the bottom is also from Waikato, although the design was common throughout New Zealand.
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Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira
Photograph by Krzysztof Pfeiffer
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