Kaingaroa Maori Art (F16)

Kaingaroa Maori rock carvings, near Murupara.

GPS: (approximate) -38.448306 176.589694

A recent (2/2013) article in the NZ Herald about the Kaingaroa Art: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10866488

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Here is a link to a brilliant 1925 historical document about the Kaingaroa carvings.  Thanks Google!! : http://www.jps.auckland.ac.nz/document/Volume_34_1925/Volume_34,_No._136/The_Kaingaroa_carvings,_by_H._Hamilton,_p_356-362/p1

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Here’s a link to an NZ Herald article about the Kaingaroa carvings: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10126634

Kaingaroa Maori rock art area overview

Kaingaroa Maori rock art area overview

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The protectively-fenced Maori rock art overhang at Kaingaroa.

The protectively-fenced Maori rock art overhang at Kaingaroa.

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Close-up of part of the info sign behind the fencing

Close-up of part of the info sign behind the fencing

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A waka carving...note the delicate swirls inside the carved war canoe

A Kaingaroa waka carving…note the delicate swirls inside the carved war canoe

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Carved face at Kaingaroa

Carved face at Kaingaroa

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Kaingaroa Maori waka canoe

Kaingaroa Maori waka canoe

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The highway where you have to park on the road shoulder to find the wee overgrown path to the Maori rock art.

The highway where you have to park on the road shoulder to find the wee overgrown path to the Maori rock art.

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This is wwhat you have to look for along the highway shoulder at Kaingaroa, about 10km east of Murupara.

This is what you have to look for along the highway shoulder at Kaingaroa, about 10km east of Murupara.

This is wwhat you have to look for along the highway shoulder at Kaingaroa, about 10km east of Murupara.

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