Carving is one way that Māori have traditionally transmitted stories about the origin and nature of the world. This photograph shows master carver Pine Taiapa working on such a carving, possibly during the 1930s or 1940s.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, New Zealand Railways Collection (PAColl-5167)
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