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Toi Ataata

whakairo kāmaka

rock carving, rock art

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WHAKAMĀRAMA

He kupu whānui e hāngai ana ki te whakamahinga o te kōhatu hei rawatoi.

A general term for the use of stone as an art medium.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha te whakairo kāmaka e pai ana mō te hunga tamariki o te kura tuatahi?

Rangahautia te whakairo kāmaka a ngā tīpuna o Waitaha.

He maha ngā momo whakamahinga o te kōhatu e puta ai ngā whakairo kāmaka rerekē.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

Hei tauira tēnei o te whakairo kāmaka a ngā mātua tīpuna e kitea ana i ngā pātū o ētahi ana i Te Waipounamu. Ka kīia e ētahi, ko ‘ngā tuhituhi o neherā’. Ko ētahi, he peita, ko ētahi ka tāngia te kōhatu: 

 

 

He momo whakairo kāmaka anō tēnei. Kua honohonoa ngā kōhatu hei hanga tomokanga, ā, kua whakamahia hoki he kōhatu hei hanga ara hīkoi: 

 

 

He mea tārai tēnei kōhatu, he momo anō o te whakairo kāmaka:

Warren Warbrick
Te Rangiotu
Te kōhatu

 

He mea peita ēnei kōhatu:

Jo Tito
Kohatu I
Te peita kiriaku i te kōhatu

 

Jo Tito
Kohatu II
Te peita kiriaku i te kōhatu

 

 

 

 

Takenga Mai

whakairo - carve, ornament with a pattern, sculpt

kāmaka - rock, stone

Tauira KŌrero

He aha te whakairo kāmaka e pai ana mō te hunga tamariki o te kura tuatahi?

Rangahautia te whakairo kāmaka a ngā tīpuna o Waitaha.

He maha ngā momo whakamahinga o te kōhatu e puta ai ngā whakairo kāmaka rerekē.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga