Whakawhiti Kaneri Waaka; 1900's; X001.33.4

Name/Title

Whakawhiti Kaneri Waaka

About this object

Whakawhiti poses for a photograph in an Edwardian themed studio, as was the fashion of the times.

Place Made

New Zealand

Date Made

1900's

Medium and Materials

Black and White Photograph

Subject and Association Description

Whakawhiti was a grandson of Irihapeta, who was a sister of Wi Neera. Irihapeta’s husband was Te Ruki Waaka. Whakawhiti married Te Tahuri a daughter of Pita Toto a Whaingaroa rangatira of Tainui a Whiro

Collection

Ngati Mahanga Collection

Object Type

Black and White Photograph

Object number

X001.33.4

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

Larayne 08 Jun 2018 11:16 AM,UTC

I believe i am related to whakawhiti as my great great great great grandmother is irihapeti waaka nee te kata.

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