Gill, H J, fl 1912 :Group of Otago Maoris / photo by Gill. F. T. series no. 340. [1900-1920]. A studio portrait showing a group of two men (standing) and two women (sitting), in traditional costume including feather cloaks. Each holds a weapon: two taiaha, a tewhatewha and a mere. Personal communication from a researcher indicates the identity of the group: “All these tipuna are Kai Tahu, Kati Mamoe. They come from Otakou, Purakaunui and Puketeraki. The man standing on the left ...

Gill, H J, fl 1912 :Group of Otago Maoris / photo by Gill. series no. A studio portrait showing a group of two men (standing) and two women (sitting), in traditional costume including feather cloaks. Each holds a weapon: two.

Rivera, Monae, and Mika starting to settle in from Gypsy and enjoy Indian life.

The late and early century photographs show some of the last Maori women to wear the traditional ta moko face marking in New Zealand before it was outlawed by British colonialists.

American Photo Company (Auckland) fl 1870s : [Unidentified Maori man]

Carte de visite portrait of Maori man taken ca by American Photographic Company of Auckland.

Hei tiki

Eight tiki, a prized neck pendant, fashioned from nephrite

Long-finned New Zealand freshwater eels breed only once, at the end of their life. When they are ready to breed, they leave New Zealand and swim five thousand kilometers up into the tropical Pacific to spawn, probably in deep ocean trenches somewhere near Tonga.

New Zealand longfin eel (Anguilla dieffenbachii) , up to 50 kg lb). Their possible lifespan is believed to be eighty years or more.

english pointer dog photo | Moose, english pointer x dogo argentino, irishwolfhound, english ...

Moose, english pointer x dogo argentino, irishwolfhound, english bulldog.

Maori

Unidentified Maori man wearing traditional clothing, between Studio…

Dedication ceremony of three flags at Waireporepo Pa, Te Whaiti

Dedication ceremony of three flags at Waireporepo Pa, Te Whaiti

New Zealand Electronic Text Collection

The New Zealand Electronic Text Collection comprises significant New Zealand and Pacific Island texts and materials held by Victoria University of Wellington Library. This encompasses both digitised heritage material and born-digital resources.

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