Artists | Isaiah Karaitiana

Isaiah Karaitiana

Tauira (Student)
  • Te Arawa, Ngāti Kahungunu
Te Wānanga Whakairo Rākau o Aotearoa


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The taiaha is a long, slender hand weapon usually made from native hardwood – or in some instances whalebone – and is usually between 1.2 metres (3.9ft) and 2 metres (6.5ft) long. The point is carved to represent the human tongue (arero), above which is the forehead, eyes and upper lip, followed traditionally by a […]

Tekoteko with Wahaika

The tekoteko is a stylised representation of the main progenitor of a tribe and is the most focal point of the whare whakairo (carved tribal meeting house). They can be found – on traditional meeting houses – either at the highest point at the front apex of the roof or at the front central post. […]

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