Commemorative gift

Production date
23 Mar 1980
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Description
Imitation godstick with paper knife in inlaid box, presented to His Excellency the Governor-General Sir Keith Holyoake. Both the godstick and paper knife have intricate carvings. The godstick is made from dark brown stained wood and the knife is made from wood stained black. The god stick has fake paua shell eyes on both sides.
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Media/materials description
Wood, metal, fake paua shells
Measurements
.1 - Godstick = Length (mm) = 423mm
.1 - Godstick = Circumference = 180mm
.2 - Paper knife = Length (mm) = 230mm
.2 - Paper knife = Width (mm) = 35mm
.3 - Box = Height x Width x Depth (mm) = 473 x 125 x 110mm
Accession number
NPM2009.96.15
Credit line
Godstick with paper knife in inlaid box, presented to His Excellency the Governor-General Sir Keith Holyoake, 23 March 1980. Nelson Provincial Museum, Holyoake Memorial Trust Collection: NPM2009.96.15

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