Image: KupeWheke

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Description: Maori carved house post from Tanenuiarangi meeting house, Waipapa marae, University of Auckland. Late 20th century (the marae was built between 1985 and 1988). This house post depicts the navigator Kupe, holding a paddle to mark his prowess as a seafarer, with two sea creatures, one an octopus (wheke), at his feet.
Title: KupeWheke
Credit: Photograph by uploader. Carving located at University of Auckland campus.
Author: Probably carved by Paki Harrison[1], located in the open foyer of the meeting house, which is adjacent to a university footpath. Photograph by Kahuroa (uploader)
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