This close quarter combat weapon is said to have belonged to Chief Rangiaho.
The taiaha is the Maori version of the spear club.
This two-handed fighting staff was not only a weapon but also a staff of office for a chief.
Wooden Hand-Clubs, Patu
The patu was a short teardrop-shaped hand-club, and was in many ways the definitive one-handed weapon of the Maori warrior.
The patu onewa is often considered a hand-club of secondary interest due to the remarkable colour and patterning of the greenstone clubs.
Made of hardened basalt, such weapons were deadly in battle.
So-Called Violin-Shaped Handclubs, Kotiate
The kotiate can be viewed as a natural development from the wahaika.
This is a tewhatewha, a quarter-circle back-weighted club.
For hunting waterfowl on land, and most effective when thrown into flocks of birds.
Pakipaki paddle club with one single ridged collar.
Spearhead from the Kimberly region, NW western Australia.
This is a fa’a lautaliga fan-shaped club; lautaliga means ‘ear-bladed’.
Roromaraugi parrying club.
This is one of a small group of items that were donated by WR Hayman in October 1868.
An old hunting kylie.
A hafted axe. The stone axe head is made from a kind of greenstone.
Club with biconical head and discoidal pommel with floral motif engraved.