New Zealand Pounamu (Jade) Toki/Adze with Manāia. Large
New Zealand Pounamu (Jade) Toki/Adze with Manāia.
Also known as Toki Poutangata, this taonga was often displayed by people of authority.Representing strength, wisdom and courage.
This symbol is acknowledged as a guardian symbol. Depicting the head of a bird, body of a man and tail of a fish.
Representing the sky, earth and sea and the balance between them.