This waka tētē (fishing canoe) was photographed at Auckland’s Mechanics Bay around the mid-1860s. At the prow there is a simple tētē or pakoko (stylised face with protruding tongue).
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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Photograph by John Kinder, C. 1865
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