National Organisation of Western Samoa

Mau (Organization), Mau Movement

The Mau movement. Name of nationalist movement in Western Samoa which opposed the inept paternalism of the New Zealand administration of the islands, in the early 1920s. The Mau was intially lead by Olaf Nelson, who was half Samoan and half Swedish.

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Date: 1928-1933 From: Pacific Manuscripts Bureau : Records of the Pacific Area By: Nelson, Olaf Frederick, 1883-1944 Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-08-0712 Description: Includes correspondence with H E Holland, Chairman of the New Zealand Labour Party, Nelson's wife Rosabel, and Mau leaders during Nelson's banishment from Sa...
Date: [ca 1920s-1930s] By: Jaspers, Josephine, active 2009 Ref: PAColl-9537 Description: Photographs of Apia, Samoa, showing Mau prisoners and guards, and Roman Catholic Church, taken by an unidentified photographer. Taken circa 1920s-1930s. Sou...
Office of the Mau and women's Mau at Vaimoso village, Samoa
Date: [ca 1930] From: McKnight, P:Photographs of Robert Louis Stevenson and his valet, his gravestone, of Tupua Tamasese Lealofi III with Mau leaders and his lying in state By: Tattersall, Alfred James, 1866-1951 Ref: 1/2-045047-F Description: Office of the Mau and women's Mau, circa 1930. Photograph taken by Alfred James Tattersall. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Date: ca 1890s and ca 1929 By: Tattersall, Alfred James, 1866-1951; McKnight, P (Mrs), active 1960 Ref: PAColl-0691 Description: Photographs of: the lying in state of Tamesese III; Tamesese III with his council outside the Office of the Mau; Robert Louis Stevenson and a Samoan man; a...
Date: Jul 1947 From: Tourist and Publicity By: Andrews, Ernest Stanhope, 1908-1992 Ref: 1/4-018832-F Description: Unidentified group of Samoan men and women in favour of Western Samoan self government, during a demonstration at a reception to the United Nations Mission i...
Date: 31 Jan, 10 Feb 1930 By: New Zealand. Parliament. House of Representatives Ref: MS-Papers-11860 Description: Two notices issued by the Governor Stephen Shepherd Allen on 31 Jan 1930 and 10 Feb 1930, regarding court decisions relating to the Mau uprising in Samoa. B...
Date: 1917-1929 From: Hunt, Alice Suisana, 1925- :Photographs relating to Samoa Ref: PAColl-6193-1 Description: Arthur Aris King's family in Samoa, their relatives and friends. There are photographs of Apia, and of Mau protests taken in 1929. Quantity: 49 b&w origina...
Date: 1927-1933 From: Bell family: Collection Ref: MS-Papers-5210-068 Description: Correspondence with Richardson, much of which relates to events in Samoa. Richardson was New Zealand administrator in Samoa 1923-1928, during which time the...
Date: [1930-1940] From: Hunt, Alice Suisana, 1925- : Papers relating to Arthur Aris King and James Baxter Fleck Ref: MS-Papers-6704-4 Description: Clippings, mostly pictorial on aspects of Samoan life; also includes photocopies of photographs, many relating to the Mau rebellion; booklet, `Florence Night...
Date: 1998 Ref: Eph-C-NATIONAL-LIBRARY-1998-01 Description: Poster shows a photograph of Tupua Tamasese Lealofi III (in white) and the Mau Committee outside the office of the Mau at Vaimosa, ca 1928. The verso of th...
Date: 1843-1938 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-3076 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s). Finding Aids: Detailed inventory available.
Date: 1929 From: Hunt, Alice Suisana, 1925- :Photographs relating to Samoa Ref: PA1-o-948 Description: Photographs of places and regions of Samoa visited. There are obvious family group photographs which include (probably) Arthur Aris King. Photographs taken...
Date: 1930 By: Gleeson, Francis Joseph, 1908-1993; Penrice, Marie, 1933- Ref: PA1-o-795 Description: This is an interesting and important document in relation to the Mau, the Samoan nationalist movement against the New Zealand administration. It was compile...
Date: ca1923-ca1927 From: Rutherford, Alexander Mathieson, 1915-1998 :Photographs of Samoa Ref: PA1-o-446 Description: Photographs of Samoa taken during the 1920s by unidentified photographers. Images include scenes of Samoan ceremonies, including the presentation of Fine Mat...
Conference of Samoan chiefs at Vaimoso
Date: 1930 From: Gleeson, Francis Joseph 1908-1993 :Album of photographs of the Mau uprising, Western Samoa, 1930 Ref: PA1-o-795-14-5 Description: Hon John Cobbe and Colonel Stephen Allen, Administrator of Western Samoa, hold conference with chiefs at Vaimoso. Photographed by an unknown photographer in...
Date: 1947 From: Tourist and Publicity By: Andrews, Ernest Stanhope, 1908-1992 Ref: 1/4-018820-F Description: Members of the Mau, in 1947, in the grounds of the United Nations Mission's headquarters at Apia, Samoa. Two hold a placard that reads: "Good government is n...
The leaders of the women's Mau; Mrs Tuimaliifano, Mrs Tamasese, Mrs Nelson, Mrs Faumuina
Date: ca 1930 From: Gleeson, Francis Joseph 1908-1993 :Album of photographs of the Mau uprising, Western Samoa, 1930 By: Tattersall, Alfred James, 1866-1951 Ref: PA1-o-795-05 Description: The leaders of the women's Mau photographed by Alfred James Tattersall Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).
View of Apia waterfront
Date: 1930 From: Gleeson, Francis Joseph 1908-1993 :Album of photographs of the Mau uprising, Western Samoa, 1930 By: Tattersall, Alfred James, 1866-1951 Ref: PA1-o-795-09 Description: View of the Apia waterfront showing the place where Constable Abraham was killed during a Mau confrontation with the New Zealand authorities. Photographed b...
The lying in state of Tupua Tamasese Lealofi III, Samoa
Date: 1929 From: McKnight, P:Photographs of Robert Louis Stevenson and his valet, his gravestone, of Tupua Tamasese Lealofi III with Mau leaders and his lying in state By: Tattersall, Alfred James, 1866-1951 Ref: PAColl-0691-1 Description: Tupua Tamasese Lealofi III lying in state, Samoa, 1929. Amongst those around the coffin are, from left to right: Faumuina Fiame Mulinu'u I (seated in foregro...
Samoa. Flight Lieutenant Wallingford and his moth seaplane.
Date: 1930 From: Gleeson, Francis Joseph 1908-1993 :Album of photographs of the Mau uprising, Western Samoa, 1930 Ref: PA1-o-795-17-3 Description: The Gipsy Moth Seaplane brought to Samoa with the Dunedin. Flight Lieutenant Sidney Wallingford and another man can be seen on the fusilage leaning on the ...