Story: Whakairo – Māori carving

Woman carving graduate of Maunga Kura Toi

Woman carving graduate of Maunga Kura Toi

Marata Ahipene-Hoete, who has tribal affiliations to Ngāpuhi, Te Rarawa, Te Arawa, Ngāti Kahunungunu and Tūwharetoa, carves a manaia (beaked figure). Marata is a graduate of the Bachelor of Māori Visual Arts – Maunga Kura Toi course at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.

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Brett Graham, 'Whakairo – Māori carving - Carving in the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 May 2022)

Story by Brett Graham, published 22 Oct 2014