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Patu Onewa

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Ihāia Ryan Kai Whakairo (Graduate Carver)
Kāi Tahu, Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Tūwharetoa
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$950 NZD

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350mm x 100mm x 25mm
3646IR
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Patu (meaning to strike or hit) were typically fashioned from native hardwood, whalebone or stone, including our highly valued pounamu (greenstone). Patu were often sharp at their forward edge and were used with thrusting, jabbing and swinging blows.