Kōrero: Building stone

Stone wall, Poor Knights Islands

Stone wall, Poor Knights Islands

Although Māori did not use stone for buildings, they often built stone walls. This is the remains of a defence at a fortified village in the Poor Knights Islands, Northland.

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Photograph by Bruce Hayward

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Simon Nathan and Bruce Hayward, 'Building stone - Stone buildings in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8064/stone-wall-poor-knights-islands (accessed 1 October 2020)

He kōrero nā Simon Nathan and Bruce Hayward, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006