Story: Chatham Islands

Moriori rock carvings (2nd of 2)

Moriori rock carvings

As well as creating tree carvings, Moriori also carved designs in limestone. Some of these works of art, known as petroglyphs, are still visible.

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Rhys Richards, 'Chatham Islands - From first settlement to 1860', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 June 2024)

Story by Rhys Richards, updated 1 May 2015