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Tokotoko

Wood Carving

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Lenny Boonen Kai Whakairo (Graduate Carver)
Ngāti Porou, Hauraki
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$4,500 NZD

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790mm x 40mm x 40mm
2127LB
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Description
Tokotoko are used when speaking on the marae – by esteemed orators – to indicate the direction of a speaker’s kōrero (speech). They often have the whakapapa (genealogy) of the orator carved into them and these can also be referenced by the orator during his address.