Kōrero: East Coast places

St Mary’s church: interior (2 o 4)

St Mary’s church: interior

This interior view of St Mary’s church at Tikitiki highlights the amount of carving. Āpirana Ngata wanted to revive Māori arts and crafts, and the work on the church was carried out partly to that end, with traditional designs featuring on the tukutuku (woven) panels.

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Photograph by Lucy Melford

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Monty Soutar, 'East Coast places - Waiapu River valley', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/33484/st-marys-church-interior (accessed 17 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Monty Soutar, updated 1 Mar 2015