Mannequin/life caste of a Maori chief wearing a rain cape over a korowai (tag cloak); holding a taiaha (ceremonial and fighting staff), wearing a hei tiki (neck pendant), and two huia feathers in his hair. | 19th century | Photographic print; © The Trustees of the British Museum
Queen Te Atairangikaahu, 1966
As the young Princess Piki is appointed the first Māori queen, Te Atairangikaahu, in 1966, the solemnity of the occasion is evident on her face. She is about to experience the whakawahinga ceremony, in which a bible is held over her head while traditional expressions are recited. The same ...
Maori chief Tamarere - Photograph taken by William Henry Thomas Partington | National Library of New Zealand
Tamarere, Maori chief from Atene and Koriniti, photographed by William Henry Thomas Partington, circa 1895. He wears a long feather in his hair (cl...
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