Story: Ngā tupu mai i Hawaiki – plants from Polynesia

Hue container

Hue container

Hue (gourds) were used for a number of different functions, sometimes holding water or food. Often they were carved.

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How to cite this page:

Louise Furey, 'Ngā tupu mai i Hawaiki – plants from Polynesia - Kūmara, hue and aute', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/17502/hue-container (accessed 20 September 2021)

Story by Louise Furey, published 24 Nov 2008