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Group on the step of Te Whai-a-te-Motu meeting house at Mataatua standing in front of carved wooden poupou - Photograph taken by W A Neale, [ca 1905]

Reference Number: PAColl-1767-2

Group on the step of Te Whai-a-te-Motu meeting house at Mataatua. From left to right: Hurae Puketapu, Te Kopa and her husband Te Huatahi. Shows them standing in front of carved wooden poupou. They each wear cloaks, and feathers in their hair. Puketapu holds a taiaha (spear). Te Kopa holds a toki (adze). Te Huatahi is wielding a patu (club). Photograph taken circa 1905 by W A Neale.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Te Kopa, Te Huatahi, William Augustus Neale, Te Whai-a-te-Motu (Meeting house), Puketapu, Hurae, Patu, Taiaha, Kahu huruhuru, Maori - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region, Whatu kakahu, Korowai, Whare nui - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region, Toki, Poupou, Weapons, Maori and Wood-carving, Maori.

Part of:
Photographs of Gisborne and Mataatua Pa, Reference Number PAColl-1767 (4 digitised items)
Brooke-Taylor, A H, fl 1971 :Photographs of Mataatua, Gisborne and Atiamuri, Reference Number PA-Group-00014 (4 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 10.6 x 14.1 cm. Single photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures16. Whakatane Co. Mataatua. Pa(PFP-026871)

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