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Carved doorway, meeting house, Mourea Pa, Lake Rotoiti, ca 1908

Reference Number: PA1-f-179-52-2

Carved doorway, entrance to the meeting house at Mourea Pa, Lake Rotoiti. Phtotgraphed by Thomas Pringle in about 1908

Key terms:
1 image, related to Mourea, Whare nui - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region, Pare, Doorways, Whatitoka, Whakawae and Wood-carving, Maori.

Part of:
Pringle, Thomas, 1858-1931 :"Camera Notes Between Wanganui and Rotorua", Reference Number PA1-f-179 (31 digitised items)
Parliamentary Library : Photograph albums, Reference Number PAColl-5005 (43 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print. Single photograph

Historical Notes: According to John C M Cresswell (Maori Meeting Houses of the North Island, P.C.S. Publications, Auckland, 1977), the present meeting house at Mourea Pa was "reconstructed in 1914 from timbers of an older house of the Ngati Pikiao." This may be a photograph of a detail of that older house. The name of the present house is Kahumatamomoe.

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