Story: Te raranga me te whatu

Tukutuku panels, Rāpaki marae (1st of 2)

Tukutuku panels, Rāpaki marae

Tukutuku maker Reihana Parata combines white kiekie with yellow pīngao to create the Aramoana design on tukutuku panels at Te Wheke, the wharenui (meeting house) at Rāpaki marae on Banks Peninsula, near Christchurch.

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Kahutoi Te Kanawa, 'Te raranga me te whatu - Tāniko and tukutuku', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 May 2022)

Story by Kahutoi Te Kanawa, published 22 Oct 2014