The early historian and ethnologist Wiremu Maihi Te Rangikāheke drew this puhoro tattoo pattern in about 1850, while working as a cultural adviser to Governor George Grey. The puhoro is tattooed on the thighs.
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...
Rongomaiwahine, about 1910
Waipapa a Iwi marae in Mōhaka is distinguished by its historic round meeting house, Rongomaiwahine. The origins of this meeting house are unclear – one source says it was built in 1885, another claims it replicates the round house built by Māori religious leader Rua Kēnana at Maungapō...
Commemorating peaceful protest – Parihaka
Human beings. We can be a bit disappointing sometimes can’t we? We’re often very easily swayed by things that are bright and shiny rather than other more meaningful things. Take for ins…
cars at Mountain House, Taranaki, circa 1925
Smoke from a chimney but all the car tops are down... One of the owners of this place was a long time customer. Mt Egmont acquired the dual Maori name of Mt Taranaki in the 1980s which now is the only name used.