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, can still be seen in the 2000s.

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Hokotehi Moriori Trust
Photograph by Sharon Pirika

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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 13 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Rhys Richards, updated 4 May 2015