Ringatu flag captured from Te Kooti, 18 May 1972
Reference Number: EP/1972/2467/5-F
Mr Hemi Te Poono of Te Teko with a Ringatu flag captured from Te Kooti by Government troops during the Battle of Te Porere. Photographed by an Evening Post staff photographer on the 18th of May 1972.
Further negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-7327-2 (1639 digitised items)
The Dominion Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers, Reference Number PAColl-7327 (2038 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s) Single image on negative strip Single negative
Historical Notes: The flag in the image was exhibited at the Dominion Museum, Wellington, as part of an exhibition about Te Kooti. It had been captured from Te Kooti during the Battle of Te Porere which took place on the 4th of October 1869, and which was the last set battle of the New Zealand land wars. This image was published in the Evening Post newspaper on the 18th of May 1972.
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Citation: Any publication or exhibition must be accompanied by the credit "The Dominion Post Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library."
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