Public able to view old Māori portraits

In a rare opportunity, the NZ public will be able to view a collection of Māori portraits painted more than 160 years ago.

The exhibition, 'Head and Shoulders: Portraits of Māori by Issac Coates', opened this week at the Alexander Turnbull Library.

Ripeka Timutimu has this story.

Reporter: Ripeka Timutimu.