This is a painting of Tamarau, a spirit ancestor who had a liaison with Rongoueroa. Their child was Awanuiarangi, from whom Te Āti Awa of Wellington take their name. One story says that Tamarau and Rongoueroa met by a stream, and that Tamarau asked that ...
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...
Māori councils: Parihaka management committee
This photograph, taken in the 1880s, shows the first committee of management at Parihaka, in Taranaki. Parihaka, led by the prophets Te Whiti-o-Rongomai and Tohu Kākahi, was a type of kotahitanga (unity) movement.
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