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Te Kākano : A New Zealand Gift to China

Pākeke (tribal elders) welcome the waka to Te Puia

Te Puia, Jan 2010 - Pākeke (tribal elders) welcome the waka to Te Puia

Tane Mahuta largest living tree in New Zealand

Te Puia, Jan 2010 - a heavy duty crane hoists the waharoa section from the truck

Te Puia, Jan 2010 - the rough sawn waharoa section - all hands on

Te Puia, Jan 2010 - The carving school students watch the crane's progress

Te Puia, Jan 2010 - The waharoa section is lifted into the carving school

Te Puia, Jan 2010 - The waharoa is guided into position by members of the carving team

Te Puia, Jan 2010 - James Rickard directs the placing of the waharoa section

Te Puia, Jan 2010 - 12 tonnes of kauri in place at the National Carving School. see carving the waka »

 

Timeline Slideshow : Te Puia - arrival of The waka

Te Puia waka maumahara kauri wood chip


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