Story: Taiapa, Pineamine

Pineamine Taiapa working on a wood carving with a chisel

Pineamine Taiapa working on a wood carving with a chisel

Renowned for his skill in adze carving, Pineamine Taiapa still used the chisel for detailed work, achieving a fine finish.

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How to cite this page:

Angela Ballara. 'Taiapa, Pineamine', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998, updated June, 2015. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/4t3/taiapa-pineamine (accessed 21 February 2019)