Introduction

In the isolated Chatham Islands local Moriori practiced the art of tree-carving or rakau momori. Learn about some of the fascinating ‘dendroglyphs’ that still exist in the forest at Hapupu.

Highlights

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View the Rakau momori video

(4 minute clip on TVNZ video player)

Click this image from the Rakau momori clip to view the video. Image copyright: TVNZ.
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