Photograph of children at Pipiriki

Kids at Pipiriki, by James Ingram McDonald in 1921

Maori wooden memorial, made from a waka, and carved to mark the grave of Te Mahutu, at Pipiriki, between 1860 & 1890. Wooden memorial known as Nga Rangi-o-Rehua or Te Koanga-o-Rehua. Photograph taken in Piririki by William James Harding, between 1856 and 1886.

Maori wooden memorial, made from a waka, and carved to mark the grave of Te Mahutu, at Pipiriki, between 1860 & 1890. Wooden memorial known as Nga Rangi-o-Rehua or Te Koanga-o-Rehua. Photograph taken in Piririki by William James Harding, between 1856 and 1886.

Pipiriki Marae, Whanganui River, circa 1986, Brake, Brian (1927–1988), Wanganui.

Pipiriki Marae, Whanganui River, circa 1986, Brake, Brian (1927–1988), Wanganui.

Postcard  Whanganui River Pipiriki

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View of the hotel, Pipiriki House, near the Whanganui River

View of the hotel, Pipiriki House, near the Whanganui River

Whanganui River and surrounding countryside at Pipiriki

Whanganui River and surrounding countryside at Pipiriki

’Pipiriki Kotiro’ - Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

’Pipiriki Kotiro’ - Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Patohe McDonnell,Pipiriki,Whanganui river,Frank j Denton,1903

Unidentified Maori girl with tewhatewha, Wanganui region - Photograph taken by Frank J Denton

Half-way turn - Pipiriki to Raetihi Road - Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Half-way turn - Pipiriki to Raetihi Road - Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

’Girl (Maori) Pipiriki, Wanganui’ 1901-1909

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Whanganui River and surrounding countryside at Pipiriki

Whanganui River and surrounding countryside at Pipiriki

The Drop Scene near Pipiriki on the Whanganui River became known as an iconic beauty spot in the early 20th century. A paddle steamer took tourists up the river to enjoy the ‘Rhine of New Zealand’. The name 'Drop Scene' was given to the view because it looked like a painted theatrical landscape, although there was an existing Māori name, Aratira.

The Drop Scene – Perceptions of the landscape

Two riverboats, one being the [Wairua?], and an unidentified paddle steamer moored a bank of the Whanganui River, with forest covered hills ...

Two riverboats, one being the [Wairua?], and an unidentified paddle steamer moored a bank of the Whanganui River, with forest covered hills beyond at Pipiriki

Mementos. Pipiriki. 1981 - Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

1981 - Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

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