Kōrero: Chatham Islands

Moriori rock carvings (2 o 2)

Moriori rock carvings

As well as creating tree carvings, Moriori also carved designs in limestone. Some of these works of art, known as petroglyphs, are still visible.

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Hokotehi Moriori Trust
Photograph by Sharon Pirika

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Rhys Richards, 'Chatham Islands - From first settlement to 1860', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/37791/moriori-rock-carvings (accessed 22 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Rhys Richards, updated 1 May 2015