Kōrero: Kites and manu tukutuku

Birdman kite, 1890 (2 o 2)

Birdman kite, 1890

In this 1890 photograph of the birdman kite held in the Auckland War Memorial Museum, the teeth, moko (tattoo) and hair made from hawk feathers, can still be seen. Today they are no longer visible on the kite.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira
Reference: Neg. no. 4698

Permission of the Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Bob Maysmor, 'Kites and manu tukutuku - Types of Māori kite', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/5293/birdman-kite-1890 (accessed 17 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Bob Maysmor, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006