Kōrero: Moa

Moa-bone necklaces (2 o 2)

Moa-bone necklaces

These necklaces made from moa bone were discovered in the famous site at Wairau Bar in Marlborough, which was first investigated in 1959–64. The style of these pendants is similar to that found throughout eastern Polynesia, and confirmed that the moa hunters were early Māori.

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Canterbury Museum
Reference: LIB5649

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Trevor H. Worthy, 'Moa - Moa and people', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11385/moa-bone-necklaces (accessed 7 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Trevor H. Worthy, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015