Story: Māori architecture - whare Māori

Pine Taiapa, 1940s

Pine Taiapa, 1940s

Pine Taiapa, one of the most influential figures in the 20th-century revival of carving traditions, is seen here in the 1940s, with carvings for the Ngāti Kahungunu meeting house at Nūhaka.

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Deidre Brown, 'Māori architecture - whare Māori - Revival of the whare whakairo', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 May 2022)

Story by Deidre Brown, published 22 Oct 2014