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Ao Atama, Hekerangi, and others outside Te Whai-a-te-Motu meeting house, ca 7 January 1903

Reference Number: PAColl-0477-02

Ao Atama, known as 'Kutu', (left foreground, holding a toki pou tangata (ceremonial Maori adze)), Hekerangi (right foreground, holding a patu), and others outside Te Whai-a-te Motu meeting house at Mataatua Marae in Ruatahuna. They are seated next to a carved figure on the meeting house porch pole. Both men wear kahu huruhuru (Maori feather cloaks). Photograph taken for the New Zealand Government Tourist Department circa 7 January 1903.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Hekerangi, Te Whai-a-te-Motu (Meeting house), Mataatua, Patu o~newa, Kahu huruhuru, Toki, Men, Maori and Wood-carving, Maori.

Part of:
Photographs of New Zealand scenes and Maori portraits, Reference Number PAColl-0477 (15 digitised items)
McDonald, James Ingram, 1865-1935 :Photographs, Reference Number PA-Group-00083 (84 digitised items)

Extent: Original photographic print. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service920 Hekerangi(PFP-003089)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: New Zealand Government Tourist Department. Protected. No 1191. 7.1.03. [These words are set around a coat of arms]

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