Canoe hull scarf (inside)
Ngatokimatawhaorua, the ceremonial waka (canoe), launched at Waitangi in 1940 to mark the centenary of the Treaty of Waitangi, is 30m long -- longer than the largest Kauri log. The dugout hull is made from two pieces of timber scarfed and lashed together with rope.
Taken 13 April 2004. Filed under
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