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New Zealand Government Tourist Department :Photograph of group on porch of Te Whai-a-te-Motu wharenui (meeting house), Ruatahuna, [ca 1903]

Reference Number: PAColl-8449

Photograph of four Maori men, and a child, grouped in front of carvings on the porch of Te Whai-a-te-Motu (`the pursuit through the island'), the wharenui (meeting house) built by Ngai Tuhoe people at Ruatahuna, near Mataatua. Photograph taken circa 1903 by an unidentified photographer for the New Zealand Government Tourist Department.

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1 image, categorised under Building portraits, related to New Zealand Government Tourist Department, Te Whai-a-te-Motu (Meeting house), Mataatua, Ngai Tuhoe and Whare nui - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region.

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New Zealand Government Tourist Department :Photograph of group on porch of Te Whai-a-te-Motu wharenui (meeting house), Ruatahuna, Reference Number PAColl-8449 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 14.6 x 20.3 cm. Vertical imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: New Zealand Government Tourist Department / Protected / No 1160 7.1.03; Verso - top centre: New Zealand Government Tourist Dept.'s Photo. / Carvings in Porch, Ruatahuna / New Zealand; Verso - centre: With the compliments of the / New Zealand Government of Tourist and Health Resorts

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