Outside Hinemihi, Chief Aporo and his wife Ngareta, Te Wairoa. Photo by Muir & Murdoch

My great, great, great Grandfather Outside Hinemihi, Chief Aporo and his wife Ngareta, Te Wairoa. Photo by Muir & Murdoch

Clandon Park, Surrey

Clandon Park; Top Wedding Venue (BridesMagazine.co.uk)

Hinemihi meeting house  Maoris of New Zealand

A group stand outside Hinemihi meeting house at Te Wairoa, near Rotorua, in the before the eruption of Mt Tarawera. (as per the link to Te Ara)

te arawa wharenui, hinemihi. clandon park, surrey england.

Hinemihi, The only Maori meeting house that stands in the UK. a beautiful whare that originally stood at Tarawera (before the mountain erupted.

Hinemihi, The only Maori meeting house that stands in the UK. a beautiful whare that originally stood at Tarawera (before the mountain erupted...)

Hinemihi, The only Maori meeting house that stands in the UK. a beautiful whare that originally stood at Tarawera (before the mountain erupted.

Maori wharenui | ... Maori rafter patterns]. The bottom two are from the Hinemihi wharenui

Godber, Albert Percy, :[Drawings of Maori rafter patterns]. The bottom two are from the Hinemihi wharenui at Whakarewarewa

The Tarawera eruption of 1886 was thought to have been caused by a demon named Tama-o-hoi, who long before had been imprisoned in the mountain by Ngatoro-i-rangi. The eruption devastated a large area, rendering it uninhabitable for many years. In the village of Te Wairoa, the meeting house Hinemihi was one of the few buildings that survived that night. Many people took shelter within it.

The Tarawera eruption of 1886 was thought to have been caused by a demon named…

Maori Runanga House [Hinemihi] Wairoa M & M P/Card | Trade Me

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Tene Waitere, master carver, Ngāti Tarāwhai. He worked on Te Tiki-o-Tamamutu, Kearoa, Rauru, Tuhoromatakaka, Uenukukopako, Tiki and Hinemihi.

Tene Waitere, master carver, Ngāti Tarāwhai. He worked on Te Tiki-o-Tamamutu, Kearoa, Rauru, Tuhoromatakaka, Uenukukopako, Tiki and Hinemihi.

Hinemihi at Clandon Park

The only Maori meeting house in the UK, Hinemihi has spent well over a century at Clandon Park, a National Trust place in Surrey

Hinemihi Whare

Hinemihi Whare

Clandon Park after the fire of 29 April 2015

On April 29 2015 a serious fire broke out at Clandon Park © National Trust Images/Mike Calnan

Te Arawa Meeting House "Hinemihi" at Clandon Park Surrey England. Photograph Mark Adams

Te Arawa Meeting House "Hinemihi" at Clandon Park Surrey England.

Hinemihi after the eruption

Early New Zealand Photographers: Hinemihi meeting house at Te Wairoa, after the Mt Tarawera eruption

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