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Hei Tiki

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Kihoro Hohepa Tauira (Student)
Ngāti Pikiao, Ngāti Rongomai
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111mm 63mm
3934KH
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Hei tiki are the best known of all Māori adornments. Tiki are symbols of fertility that depict a new-born child. They are often family heirlooms bearing personal names and embodying their wearers lineage. As with most Māori personal adornments, hei tiki are often passed down generationally.