Wood from dogwood and manuka was gathered to make implements and weapons. The ends were fire hardened and then made into short chisel type digging sticks, firebrands, spears, music sticks and waddis. The firebrand was carried for protection against the bad spirits as the people travelled, and for immediate use in cooking, firing the land and as well as for warmth.
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