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[Park, Robert] 1812-1870 :All alive 1851 - [Portraits of a group of Maori. 1851?]

Reference Number: A-114-012

Shows, from left to right: Hine Paketia, Puhara, Alice Kranama, Te Uri He Kahekakariki, Hine Rangia, and Patuware.The group were all members of the Ngati Kahungugnu tribe. The women on the left was Queen Hineipatekia, sister of Te Hapuku. She was mentioned as "our Queen" in Te Hapuku's 1851 letter to Governor Grey disputing the price offered by the Crown for the land. His "favourite wife of 13 wives, Hine Rangia" is second from the right and his daughter is on the far right. Te Hapuku (Te Ika Nui o te Moana, paramount chief of the Ahuriri/Napier area) was responsible for selling the tribe's land to the Crown. This led to intertribal warfare for many years.

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1 image, categorised under Watercolours and Portraits, related to Hine-i-paketia, Robert Park, d Te Hapuku, Ahuriri, Ngati Kahungunu, Women, Maori and Men, Maori.

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[Park, Robert] 1812-1870 :All alive 1851 - [Portraits of a group of Maori. 1851?], Reference Number A-114-012 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour 10 x 13 1/2 inches. Single art work

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-009498)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: title and names and roles of the subjects, in ink. The notes were added later than the drawing was made, since they include death dates after 1851 for a number of the subjects

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