Māori culture

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From NZTE's Māori Cultural Kit for people wanting to do business with Māori organisations, a map showing tribal boundaries of New Zealand's Māori iwi.

Map of New Zealand's Māori Iwi (tribes)

From NZTE's Māori Cultural Kit for people wanting to do business with Māori organisations, a map showing tribal boundaries of New Zealand's Māori iwi.

Emigration poster

In the 1850s Auckland province offered 40 acres (16 hectares) for any immigrant to the province who was likely to become a 'useful colonist', plus another 20 acres (8 hectares) for any child aged five to 18. Such immigration advertising helped to establish the idea that New Zealand was a pastoral...

View of a comet in the sky above Mt Egmont and Parihaka - Photograph taken by Thomas S Muir

View of a comet in the sky above Mt Egmont and Parihaka - Photograph taken by Thomas S Muir | National Library of New Zealand

View of a comet in the sky above Mt Egmont and Parihaka - Photograph taken by Thomas S Muir

View of a comet in the sky above Mt Egmont and Parihaka - Photograph taken by Thomas S Muir | National Library of New Zealand

View of a comet in the sky above Mt Taranaki (Egmont) and Parihaka, taken 4 October 1882, by Thomas S Muir. Identification of photographer from re...

View of a comet in the sky above Mt Egmont and Parihaka - Photograph taken by Thomas S Muir | National Library of New Zealand

View of a comet in the sky above Mt Taranaki (Egmont) and Parihaka, taken 4 October 1882, by Thomas S Muir. Identification of photographer from re...

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King Pōtatau te Wherowhero

Māori concerned about land sales around the Waikato River prior to 1863 placed their lands under the mana of Pōtatau te Wherowhero and proclaimed him as King. Pōtatau was crowned as the first Māori King at Ngāruawāhia in 1858.

deSotogi

Now available in 3 sizes. Each deSotogi canvas print is printed on high quality museum grade canvas and protected with a UV gloss coating so your canvas print will last for years and years. Your canvas print comes to you "unstretched" meaning it is rolled up in a tube so you can have it stretched by a local framer or have it framed traditionally. To learn more about having your print stretched or framed, click here. We ship our prints worldwide. Shipping is calculated at the checkout.

Hon. Wi Tako Ngatata M.L.C., Chief of the Ngatiawa tribe in Taranaki N.Z. - Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Hon. Wi Tako Ngatata M.L.C., Chief of the Ngatiawa tribe in Taranaki N.Z. | Collections Online

Hon. Wi Tako Ngatata M.L.C., Chief of the Ngatiawa tribe in Taranaki N.Z. - Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Occupation of pacifist settlement at Parihaka | NZHistory, New Zealand history online

Invasion of pacifist settlement at Parihaka

Occupation of pacifist settlement at Parihaka | NZHistory, New Zealand history online

Domestic servants wanted poster

'New Zealand wants domestic servants; good homes, good wages'. Cover of Information about New Zealand for domestic servants issued by the High Commissioner for New Zealand. London, circa 1912

Slaves Preparing Food

Augustus Earle - Slaves Preparing Food

Parihaka, 1880s – Taranaki region – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Parihaka, 1880s

The Māori settlement of Parihaka, surrounded by lahar mounds inland of Cape Egmont, was established by Te Whiti-o-Rongomai and Tohu Kākahi in the late 1860s. After government survey teams moved onto the land north of the Waingongoro River, the people of Parihaka began a campaign of passive...

Goldie with Kamariera Te Wharepapa

Charles F Goldie - Goldie with Kamariera Te Wharepapa