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Kōauau

Wood Carving

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Thomas Herbert Mātanga Whakairo
Ngāi Tūhoe, Ngāti Rongomai, Ngāti Te Wehi, Ngāti Whare, Ngāti Hikairo
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$1,565 NZD

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195mm x 45mm x 45mm
3289TH
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Kōauau are part of the flute family and come to us from the atua (spiritual entity) of flute music Hine Raukatauri. Kōauau is also the name for a species of hollow kelp, which can also be used to make instruments from. Kōauau are made from a variety of different materials including wood, bone or sometimes stone.