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      This Tauihu or waka figurehead is
     amoungst the Maori Collection held
in the British Museum and is an excellant
example of northern carving. This design
was used as the model for other waka taua
  including the Ngati Kahu waka
    "Rangimarie" depicted in Taipa,
            Doubtless Bay.

                     100cm x 75cm
            Acrylic on stretched canvas