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Waka consultation - James Rickard, Hekenukumai Busby and Te Taru White

Doubtless Bay, 2009 - Waka consultation - James Rickard, Hekenukumai Busby and Te Taru White

Kauri log is 'squared up' before shaping into a waka

Doubtless Bay, 2009 - Kauri log is 'squared up' before shaping into a waka

First vertical side-cut in progress

Doubtless Bay, 2009 - First vertical side-cut in progress

First diagonal-cut creating hull form

Doubtless Bay, 2009 - First diagonal-cut creating hull form

Diagonal-cut detail

Doubtless Bay, 2009 - Diagonal-cut detail

Shaping the waharoa (doorway)

Doubtless Bay, 2009 - Shaping the waharoa (doorway)

Removing the waharoa (doorway) with crane

Doubtless Bay, 2009 - Removing the waharoa (doorway) with crane

the waharoa is cut out

Doubtless Bay, 2009 - The waharoa is cut out

Hekenukumai Busby stands in waharoa portal

Doubtless Bay, 2009 - Hekenukumai Busby stands in the newly formed waharoa

waka showing waharoa (portal) section

Doubtless Bay, 2009 - base of waka showing waharoa

waka is prepared for transport to te Puia

Doubtless Bay, 2009 - waka forms are ready for transport to Te Puia - see the arrival of the waka »

 

Gallery Slideshow : Doubtless Bay - The waka is formed

Te Puia waka maumahara kauri wood chip


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