Papawai pa, Greytown, [1920s]
Reference Number: 1/2-048471-G
Photograph of Papawai pa, showing the large two-storied meeting house, the original gateway and Mahupuku memorial, and some of the famous freestanding carved figures. Photograph taken by Sydney Charles Smith in the 1920s.
Smith, Sydney Charles, 1888-1972 : Photographs of New Zealand, Reference Number PA-Group-00242 (1258 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Horizontal imageSingle negative
Historical Notes: Papawai was the seat of the Maori parliament at the turn of the 20th century, but was falling into disrepair by this time
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service43. Featherston Co. Greytown. Pa. Papawai 1920s(PFP-002966)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - Maori Pah & Meeting House, Papawai, Wairarapa, NZ. S C Smith Photo Prot G W 2
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