Kawakawa Toki - N2011ME2
All Pounamu is sacred and highly valued by Ngāti Waewae, the sub-tribe of Te Tai o Poutini, the West Coast of the South Island. Ngāti Waewae are the kaitiaki or protectors of this significant and treasured stone.
Carving this sacred stone has been a cornerstone of our culture for hundreds of years and we are honoured that you have chosen to adorn yourself with this most sacred gift.
Hei Toki was Traditionally worn by Chiefs and Warriors as it represented power, wisdom and authority.
Length = 47mm
Width = 30mm
Waewae Pounamu is proud to be part of the Ngāi Tahu Pounamu authentication system.
All authentic Waewae Pounamu pieces carry a unique traceability barcode that, when entered online, identifies the origin and history of the carving. This system guarantees that the stone has been obtained by legitimate means, and has been treated using appropriate cultural values.
Visit Ngai Tahu Pounamu to trace your piece.