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Ice pick

Shaped for a hand grip as well as for attaching to a harpoon shaft. Collected 1826-7 by Peard on the voyage of HMS Blossom....

Kodja

Head made of two pieces of flint, one blunt and hammer-like, the other flaked, and held together by hardened gum. This specimen was said to have been used as an...

Snow knife

This knife is shaped for a hand grip as well as for attaching to a harpoon shaft. Collected 1826-7 by Peard on the voyage of HMS Blossom....

Dance club

Kiakavo dance club with plaited binding around shaft. Kiakavo dance clubs are a variant of the curved and spurred clubs which are lighter and more decorative, used for meke ni wau...

Moa

This microscope slide contains a transverse section of a moa’s femur. From the Collection of WB Carpenter....

Spear

This spearthrower has a hardwood fore-shaft. The shaft is said to have been made from the flowering stalk of the grass tree, the ends bound with sinew or twisted...

Moa

John Davies Enys (1837-1912) and Charles Enys (1840-1891) both left their family estate in Penryn, Cornwall to farm in New Zealand. In October 1864 they purchased Castle Hill Station in...

Ladle

The butt has ten heads carved on top of a series of panels leading to the main shaft. Its use is uncertain, but other examples of this type of object...

Woomera

A spear-thrower made of hardwood with a carved hooked end. The shaft is decorated on both sides with a wave pattern of three rows of dots, with semi-circles of...