Story: Canoe traditions
The Tāwhirirangi canoe landed in the Bay of Plenty before heading to the South Island, where the captain, Ngāhue, is said to have discovered pounamu (greenstone, or New Zealand jade). This adze is made in the older, East Polynesian style.
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