Hoe/Paddle; RA2019.268

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Hoe/Paddle

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The paddle was known as the hoe, or hīrau. Longer paddles were known as hoe whakatere, hoe whakahaere or urungi. They were usually made of kahikatea wood, although mataī could also be suitably light and strong.

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RA2019.268

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