Ko / Maori Digging Stick; 621

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Mangawhai Museum

Name/Title

Ko / Maori Digging Stick

About this object

Black appearance with one end pointed and the other end spear shaped. Used by Maori for the cultivation of their crops. Sometimes used as a weapon. In excellent condition.
Found in the Dargaville area while dredging swamp land. Usually made of Kanuka.

Measurements

L 3.41 m Diameter 19 cm (at widest)

Object Type

Digging Stick

Object number

621

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