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Tukutuku cover image.
Junior journal 55 cover image.

by Kelly Joseph

images by Isobel Joy Te Aho-White

The poem “Tukutuku” explores how tukutuku panels are made and the symbolism of some of the patterns, through vivid figurative language. 

Series: Junior Journal 55, Level 2, 2017

Learning area: English, The Arts, Social Sciences

Curriculum level: 2

Category: Fiction

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Topics: kaokao, māngōroa, Māori traditional culture, poetry, storytelling, symbolism, tukutuku, tukutuku panels, weavers, weaving, wharenui

In: Junior Journal 55, Level 2, 2017

Publication date: September 2017

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