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Wooden paddle. New Zealand. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
 
Summary:
H000301 - 2/3/1895, paddle, , , , New Zealand - Aotearoa, Pacific
Item Name:
paddle
Label:
Wooden paddle (hoe) with carved decoration on the handle and on the upper part of the rear of the blade. Some hoes are believed to have been used primarily for ceremonies and gift exchange This paddle is believed to have been collected in New Zealand by Captain Cook on his first Pacific voyage. The New South Wales Government eventually acquired it and donated it to the Museum in 1895.
Country:
New Zealand - Aotearoa
Collection Area:
Pacific
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
02/03/1895
Registration Number:
H000301
Associated Stories:
Cook Collection - New Zealand
Banks collection - history of acquisition
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Wooden paddle. New Zealand. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
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Wooden paddle. New Zealand. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
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Wooden paddle. New Zealand. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno
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Wooden paddle. New Zealand. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Ms. Emma Furno