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Painting of Chief Te Awaitaia; Bauke, D.H; 1976.17.1

Painting of Chief Te Awaitaia, Bauke, D.H, 1976.17.1
Painting of Chief Te Awaitaia
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Painting of Ngati Mahanga Chief, Wiremu Neera Te Awaitaia, standing holding his taiaha, with Maori, and European settlers behind him. Mount Karioi is in the background.
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Medium and Materials
Acrylic on Board
Place Made
New Zealand
Subject and Association Description
Chief Te Awaitaia was born at Waipa about 1796. His parents were Te Kata and Parehina, both rangatira of Ngati Mahanga iwi. He was active in battle throughout his early life, taking part in various expeditions lead by his kinsman Potatau Te Wherowhero.
Bauke Family
Credit Line
Painted by D.H Bauke for the Raglan School Centenary 1866 - 1966
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Mt Karioi
Ngāti Mahanga
Te Awaitaia
William Naylor
Wiremu Neera

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me21 Sep 2008 21:08 PM,UTC
Include Mt Karioi