Story: Waka – canoes

Northland canoes

Northland canoes

A number of Māori pose in fishing canoes at Kohukohu, Northland, in 1894. It is likely that they are taking part in races.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Henry Charles Clarke Wright Collection (PAColl-5032)
Reference: 1/1-020439; G

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr, 'Waka – canoes - Other types of waka', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/6013/northland-canoes (accessed 20 August 2017)

Story by Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr, published 12 Jun 2006