Full scaled kauri Waka Taua
This unique full scaled Waka Taua (War Canoe) made of swamp kauri is named "Tinana" It is truly one of its kind, being the only one made of this size in the world by master carver and navigator Hekenukumai Puhipi. It must be viewed in the Gallery to be truly appreciated. The waka is fully dressed for any ceremonial purpose (including karu, whiore and kahukura), and was also tested in the water prior to coming into the Gallery. Dimensions: It is 19 feet long and weighs approximately 250kgs. Full catalogue of information, including independant valutions about this unique rare piece is available by contacting us directly. The sale price of $82,500.00 is GST inclusive. Note that this waka is being sold as a part of the fundraising efforts for Tarai Waka Trust to complete building of the Whare Wananga in the Navigation School at Aurere.