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Hei Matau Porotaka

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$1,590 NZD

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90mm x 80mm
0845SG
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Description
Porotaka hei matau are a rounded fishhook form. Valuable fishing matau (hooks) had a dual purpose, as functional tools and being worn for safekeeping as items of personal prestige when not in use.