Story: Rukupō, Raharuhi

Raharuhi Rukupō

Raharuhi Rukupō

Raharuhi Rukupō, the most famous Māori carver of the nineteenth century, is himself represented in this carving.

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How to cite this page:

Pakariki Harrison and Steven Oliver. 'Rukupō, Raharuhi', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993, updated October, 2017. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/2r30/rukupo-raharuhi (accessed 4 June 2020)