Kōrero: East Coast region

Carving: Iwirākau style (1 o 2)

Carving: Iwirākau style

This carving on a poutokomanawa, the central upright of a house, from Tīkapa on the East Coast, is carved in the Iwirākau style. It represents the ancestor Iwirākau.

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Monty Soutar, 'East Coast region - Arts, culture and heritage', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/33435/carving-iwirakau-style (accessed 28 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Monty Soutar, updated 1 Mar 2015