Maori Carving: The Art of Recording Maori History

Author(s): Malcolm Mulholland; Robyn Bargh


This photograph-rich book shows and describes the process of carving, covering the types of materials and tools used, the carving strokes and surface patterns and different regional styles. It shows the range of items carved from meeting houses to musical instruments, waka or canoes, storehouses, weapons and ceremonial items, such as boxes and staffs, and gives detailed information on the carving of wharenui or meeting houses.

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781775501916
  • : Huia Publishers
  • : huia
  • : 0.825
  • : June 2015
  • : 229mm X 152mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Malcolm Mulholland; Robyn Bargh
  • : Hardback
  • : 54