Te Ringa a Turoa

Te Ringa a Turoa is an artistic piece that highlights the significance of New Zealand’s Māori traditional artwork, called Whākairo. Whākairo is carving wood through a cultural perspective. In this short doco, a rural master carver and eager to learn whānaunga (relative) discuss the roots of Whākairo (carving), where it comes from, how to develop it, the importance of it, and the carving process itself.


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