Kōrero: Tall broadleaf trees

Nīkau kete

Nīkau kete

This food basket or kete is made of nīkau fronds. Nīkau leaves and fronds were used by Māori to thatch roofs, and for weaving mats, hats and kete.

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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Reference: I.006538

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Tall broadleaf trees - Coastal trees', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13757/nikau-kete (accessed 1 March 2020)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007