Exterior view of Te Ao Marama meeting house, Ohinemutu, used by the Board of Maori Arts in the 1930s., ca 1930
Reference Number: APG-1010-1/2-G
Te Aomarama, meeting house in Ohinemutu, used as an office by the Board of Maori Arts for the Rotorua Carving School. This image shows the exterior of the meeting house with the sign above the door "Board of Maori Arts. Office & workshop". Photographed by Albert Percy Godber circa 1930.
Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00048 (2024 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 4.75 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative
Historical Notes: Te Ao Marama, Ohinemutu, was a meeting house owned by the Bennett family. It was given by them to St Faith's Church for use as a Parish Hall, and was used by the Board of Maori Arts when they established the Rotorua Carving School in the 1930s. See "Maori meeting houses of the North Island" by John C M Cresswell, p 44.
Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.
Citation: Any publication must be accompanied by the credit "A P Godber Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".
Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures16. Rotorua Co. Ohinemutu. Board of Maori Arts(PFP-024673)
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