Story: Kurī – Polynesian dogs

Tānenuiarangi meeting house (2nd of 3)

Tānenuiarangi meeting house

This lifelike carving shows a man with Pōtaka Tawhiti reaching up to him. It is at Tānenuiarangi meeting house, at Waipapa marae at the University of Auckland .

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Waipapa Marae, University of Auckland
Reference: Tane-nui-a-Rangi. Auckland: University of Auckland, 1988
Photograph by Hamish Macdonald

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Basil Keane, 'Kurī – Polynesian dogs - Traditional accounts of kurī', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 May 2022)

Story by Basil Keane, published 24 Nov 2008