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Carved Traditional Maori Figure, called Poupou, supporting the overhead rafters of the meeting house. These are the 12th, 13th, and 14th on the left side after entering the house. The twelth and thirteenth represent the style of the Ngati Porou tribe of the east coast north of Gisborne; the 14th represents the Rongowhakata tribe of Gisborne. Te Whare Runanga, built 1940, Waitangi Treaty Grounds, Paihia, north island, New Zealand. The woven panels on either side of the poupou are called…

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Mount Taranaki Summit

Mount Egmont in Taranaki on the west coast of New Zealand's North Island. It's quite amazing, the mountain is so close to the ocean. There aren't too many places you can summit a snow-clad mountain, and surf an ocean wave on the same day, without a helicopter! Bill ✔️. (curation & caption: @BillGP).