Carved Histories. Rotorua, Ngati Tarawhai Woodcarving. Roger Neich. 2008 1st ed thus
Biographies of carvers. Portraits of ancestors including Ngati Pikiao
424pp, b/w photos; whakapapa; maps; indexes; bibliography;  appendices;  large s/covers

 


Price $60
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Know Your Maori Carving. Traditional and Modern Methods. Glen Pownall. 2003.
Materials. Tools and their handling withdiagrams.
Relief carving, Carving in the round, Machine carving.
Design Elements: Tiki & Manaia. Abstract Design: spirals ridges. Free carving
Enlarging or reducing designs.
60pp; b/w and coloured photos & illustrations; small stapled booklet. Soft covers.

 


Price $10
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Dedicated by Blood. Wakautu ki te toto. Renaissance of Ta Moko. Moko by Gordon Toi Hatfield. 2001 1st edition.
Short history of moko and its tapu. Tools and their making - traditional & modern. Whakatauki.
Mpdern contemporary moko made from 1995 to 2002 on both men and women. Some are traditional in design,  facial, full facial and body. Stories and  background. Written partly in te reo Maori and partly in English.
109pp; coloured photos; glossary of Maori words; large hard covers

 


Price $100
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Te Toi Whakairo. The Art of Maori Carving. Hirini Moko Mead. (1986) 2007.
Tools, timbers, styles, patterns, techniques.
Historical and tradition carving, tribal variations.
Detailed chapters on each tribe and its style of carving with numerous photos.
Old photos incl carved whare and carvers, 1800s, various locations.
268pp; whakapapa; index; bibliography; b/w photos and drawings; diagrams; map; s/covers. 

 


Price $40
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