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Maori sites about the mouth of the Waikanae River, 1932

Reference Number: PA1-f-009-44

Photographs by George Leslie Adkin.Top left photograph (PA1-f-009-44-272) The Waikanae River, so called by the tohunga, Hau. The name is said to refer to "glancing eyes" (kanae - to stare wildly). Photographed on the 24th of July 1932.Top right photograph (PA1-f-009-44-273) The mouth of the Waikanae River,and Kapiti Island showing the site of the former Kuititanga Pa. Photographed on the 24th of July 1932Centre left photograph (PA1-f-009-44-274) Arapawaiti, on the south bank of the Waikanae River. The old hotel of coaching days can be seen. Photographed on the 24th of July 1932.Centre photograph (PA1-f-009-44-275) The kauri tree on the site of the late Wi Parata's Pa, Tukurakau, at Waikanae. Photographed on the 24th of July 1932.Bottom left photograph (PA1-f-009-44-277) Midden No.4 on the Horowhenua dune belt. Photographed on the 11th of September 1932.Centre right photograph (PA1-f-009-44-276) Model of a Kaka, the old time scoop net on a long handle, used to collect the kakahi shell fish in Lake Horowhenua. Photographed on the 9th of August 1932Bottom right photograph (PA1-f-009-44-278) Typical cluster of old broken Hangi stones so frequently seen on the broken dunes of the Horowhenua aeolian belt. Photographed on the 11 th of September 1932.

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1 image, related to Wiremu Te Kakakura Parata, Waikanae River, Kapiti Island, Rivers - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Islands - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Kupenga, Kitchen-middens, Maori, Historic sites - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Kaka, Waipawa and Kauri.

Part of:
Adkin album 27, Reference Number PA1-f-009 (17 digitised items)
Adkin, George Leslie :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua, Reference Number PAColl-0844 (165 digitised items)

Extent: 7 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin prints. Photographs

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