Story: Pukehika, Hōri

Hōri Pukehika carving with a Māori adze, or toki, 1906

Hōri Pukehika carving with a Māori adze, or toki, 1906

Master carver Hōri Pukehika's most celebrated work was the elaborate entrance to the model pā erected for the New Zealand International Exhibition at Christchurch in 1906-7.

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How to cite this page:

Ian Church. 'Pukehika, Hōri', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/3p35/pukehika-hori (accessed 26 October 2021)