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5A, 6A, 7A Atua kiato Wooden God sticks. Atua kiato are carved wooden pegs, erected around Kumara gardens and inserted in to the ground. They were designed to preserve the fertility of the crop by protecting the mauri (life force) of the kūmara.
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