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Hei Matau

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Patariki Dawson Tauira (Student)
Te Arawa
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$120 NZD

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21mm x 25mm
3820PD
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Description
Coastal and river-based Māori tribes traditionally used a variety of fishhooks and lures. Hooks and lures varied in shape, material and design. Today hei matau (fishhooks) have become symbolic of traditional Māori technology and continue to symbolize a relationship to Tangaroa, God of the sea.