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Moa Bones HC150/1-15

Fifteen assorted moa bones including upper leg, rib, vertabrae and pelvis. The bones were collected from Athenree, Western Bay of Plenty.

The moa (dinoris maximus) was indigenous to New Zealand and is now extinct due to hunting by Maori. It was a valuable food source and was used in a variety of ways. Moa stood up to 2.5m in height and there were 24 different species.

date: pre 1500s 

maximum dimension: 530mm


subject area: Social Science, Science


subject themes: Biology, Environment, Resources, New Zealand, History


handling collection number: HC150/1-15

Moa Bones HC150/1-15
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