This Ngāti Maniapoto carving on Maniaroa marae, Mōkau, represents the intertwined bodies of Tūrongo and Māhinaarangi. Their union is symbolic of the close alliance between the Tainui confederation of tribes in Waikato and the people of the East Coast of the North Island.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.