This ūpoko tangata (cutty grass) kite is named after the material it is covered with, and is a child’s kite. The frame is made from rush stems. This particular kite is from the Ngāpuhi tribe, and is held in the national museum, Te Papa Tongarewa.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Permission of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa must be obtained before any re-use of this image.