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Papawai Pa, Greytown, 1930-1935

Reference Number: 1/2-003161-F

Photograph of Papawai Pa in the early 1930s; the famous freestanding carved figures and the original Tamahau Mahupuku monument are clearing visible

Key terms:
1 image, related to Papawai Pa, Papawai, Ngati Moe, Rangitane, Ngati Kahungunu, Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Whare nui - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Creator of Collection Unknown : Photographs of Papawai Pa, Reference Number PAColl-7299 (2 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Single negative

Historical Notes: Papawai was the seat of the Maori Parliament at the turn of the century; by the 1930s, it was largely abandoned and falling into disrepair; most of the pa was destroyed by natural disaster in the latter part of the 1930s and subsequently rebuilt

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service43. Featherston Co. Greytown. Papawai Pa(PFP-003069)

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