Category: Mere pounamu
One-handed weapon. Made from pounamu (nephrite jade). Featuring a flat elongated blade with a sharp striking edge.
|Alternative Terms||meremere, patu pounamu, mere, räkau pounamu|
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- 'Riri – traditional Maori warfare - Rakau Maori – Maori weapons and their uses', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand
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- Mere - Museum of Wellington City & Sea
- Mere pounamu, Hauraki tribes - Ministry for Culture and Heritage
- Pounamu â€“ jade or greenstone: Symbols of chieftainship - Ministry for Culture and Heritage
- Mere, Pounamu (Greenstone) - Museum of Wellington City & Sea
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