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Princess Parata, Parihaka 1898, [ca 1880s - 1910]

Reference Number: 1/1-006122-G

Portrait of Utauta Wi Parata, the youngest daughter of Wi Parata Te Kakakura, taken at Parihaka 1898 holding a patu, with a piupiu around her shoulders and a huia feather in her hair. Photograph taken by William Andrews Collis.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Utauta Webber, Parihaka, Ngati Raukawa ki te Tonga, Ngati Toa, Te Ati Awa ki Waikanae, Patu, Piupiu and Women, Maori.

Part of:
Collis, William Andrews, 1853-1920 :Negatives of Taranaki, Reference Number PAColl-3032 (67 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Gelatin dry plate negative. Single negative

Historical Notes: This photograph appeared in the Auckland Weekly News, Christmas Edition, 1898, p.22. The same edition also features photos of her father Wi Parata and brothers at the Parata family home "Tararua" in Parihaka. On this occassion Wi Parata was encouraging Utauta to marry her deceased elder sister's (Ngauru Wi Parata) husband Nohomairangi Te Whiti, son of the prophet Te Whiti. Information by Matiu Baker, Ngati Toa project.

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