Story: Urban Māori

Schoolchildren learn Māori carving

Schoolchildren learn Māori carving

Many urban marae, such as Maraeroa marae at Porirua, run multicultural school programmes. These two boys, one Māori and one Pākehā, are trying their hand at traditional carving during a three-day residential arts and crafts course in 1980.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1980/3145/30

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Paul Meredith, 'Urban Māori - Urban marae', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/3590/schoolchildren-learn-maori-carving (accessed 23 September 2019)

Story by Paul Meredith, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 17 Feb 2015