Open daily, 10am–5pm, Free

419 Great King Street Dunedin, New Zealand

From Monday 27 November – Friday 1 December, the Tūhura Science Centre and Tropical Forest will be closed for maintenance. 
We strive to produce the best experience 
for our visitors and this will allow us to make our Science Centre better for years to come.

Gourd, D21.999

Physical Description

Large bulbous gourd with narrow curved and elongated neck. Single hole at base of neck with missing flake from true right side of hole. A few scattered borer holes over surface. Traces of white paint on base.


Used on one of Te Rauparaha's canoes during South Island invasion Te


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 210 x 265 x 210mm

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