This page from the official catalogue shows New Zealand's modest display at the Great Exhibition. The country concentrated on its natural resources such as flax, copper ore and coal; but there were also some items such as mats and bags made by Māori (described in the catalogue as 'natives').
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Reference: Official catalogue of the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations. London: Spicer Brothers, 1851, pp. 182–183 (B-K-1113-182; B-K-1113-183)
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