Canvas Print; MacKenzie, Stuart ; 2008; X001.33.1

Name/Title

Canvas Print

About this object

Ngati Mahanga Chief Te Awaitaia with his taiaha.

Maker

MacKenzie, Stuart

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

2008

Place Made

New Zealand

Medium and Materials

Digital Print on Canvas

Subject and Association Description

Chief Te Awaitaia, who was later baptised and took the name Wiremu Neera, signed the Treaty of Waitangi at Port Waikato, when it was brought there by the Reverend Maunsell. Throughout the Waikato conflicts no settlers were ever attacked within the Ngati Mahanga area.
Wi Neera died 27 April 1866, and is now buried at Papahua Reserve, near Te Kopua Camp Ground, Raglan.

Collection

Then Exhibition Collection

Object Type

Picture

Object number

X001.33.1

Copyright Licence  

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