Kōrero: Moriori

Carved planks

Carved planks

These planks are from the front of a Moriori house that is thought to have been standing at Ōwenga in the 1840s. They are the only surviving examples of Moriori construction.

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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Reference: I.006386

Permission of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Denise Davis and Māui Solomon, 'Moriori - Moriori life', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/1614/carved-planks (accessed 27 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Denise Davis and Māui Solomon, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017