Monument to the advent of Christianity which replaced the Jubilee Pole in 1927, and the Te Rauparaha Monument, at Otaki, 1931
Reference Number: APG-1795-1/2-G
A monument to the advent of Christianity in Otaki in 1840, which was erected in 1927 to replace the Jubilee Pole; and the Te Rauparaha Monument behind, erected by his son Tamihana Te Rauparaha, at Otaki. Photographed by A P Godber in 1931. The monument on the left has the following inscription in English (which follows the inscription in Maori) "This monument was erected by the Maoris and Europeans 9th Feb 1927, to replace the Jubilee Pole erected 9th Feb 1880, to commemorate the advent of Christianity in this district in the year of our Lord 1840".
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. Vertical imageSingle negative
Historical Notes: Information as to the date of this image was taken is from Godber's own index at TL 6/1/15 held in Photographic Archives. In the 1/2 plate sequence at M. Monuments. Otaki. 1931. Te Rauparaha and Jubilee Pole.
Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.
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