Story: Te ohanga onamata a rohe – economic regions

Obsidian spear point (2nd of 2)

Obsidian spear point

This obsidian spear point was found in Katikati, in the western Bay of Plenty. Obsidian from Tūhua (Mayor Island) was of high quality.

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Basil Keane, 'Te ohanga onamata a rohe – economic regions - Iwitini – most populous region', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/23604/obsidian-spear-point (accessed 24 May 2022)

Story by Basil Keane, published 11 Mar 2010