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Patu Onewa

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Karaitiana Akroyd Tauira (Student)
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$950 NZD

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320mm x 95mm x 42mm
4289KA
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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.