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Model of a Maori waka above a gateway at Patea, February 1936

Reference Number: APG-1504-1/4-G

Model of a Maori waka (canoe), above a gateway at Patea, in memory of the ancestors Turi and Rongorongo who came to New Zealand on the Aotea canoe. An inscription on the right reads "This is a token of remembrance erected by the descendants living throughout Aotearoa of their ancestors Turi and Rongorongo, their family & fellow voyagers". Taken by Albert Percy Godber in February 1936. Date from back of photograph.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Turi (Aotea Waka), Rongorongo (Aotea Waka), Patea, Waka - New Zealand - Taranaki Region and Maori - Monuments.

Part of:
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 4.25 x 3.25 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: An original print of this image is in Godber Album Vol 100, p 25 (PA1-o-194)

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 Pictures 2. Patea Co. Patea (PFP-025513)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - bottom centre: Model canoe. Patea

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