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Row of women with poi, at Kaiwhaiki - Photograph taken by William Henry Thomas Partington, [ca 1900]

Reference Number: 1/1-003144-G

Two rows of women with poi, front row kneeling and back row standing. Their tag cloaks are folded on the ground in front. They are wearing piupiu over white skirts and [bracken?] draped over their bodice. The man at the far end is holding a taiaha,and the man at the left is holding a patu and wearing a feather cloak (kahu huruhuru). Taken at Kaiwhaiki, ca 1900 by William Henry Thomas Partington.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Kaiwhaiki, Maori - Dances - Poi, Patu, Taiaha, Kahu huruhuru, Piupiu, Men, Maori - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region and Women, Maori - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region.

Part of:
Auckland Star :Negatives, Reference Number PAColl-3752 (207 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 8.5 x 6.5 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

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Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service572. Dances. Poi(PFP-003733)

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