Moutoa Island

Site of a battle on 14 May 1864. Pai Mārire supporters were defeated by Māori defending the Whanganui township. Moutoa Gardens were named after this battle and the Moutoa flag was created by local Whanganui women and was presented to the Māori defenders.

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Date: [1964-1965] From: Anderson, Margaret Shirley, 1921-1980: Collection Ref: MS-Papers-12346-4 Description: Two manilla folders labelled "4. Battle" and "V Aftermath" and some loose papers, comprising research notes, photocopies, newspaper clippings and corresponde...
Date: 1964-1965 From: Anderson, Margaret Shirley, 1921-1980: Collection Ref: MSI-Papers-12346-2 Description: Newspaper cuttings relating to Anderson's research into the 1864 Battle of Moutoa. Title supplied by Library. Quantity: 1 folder(s). Physical Description:...
Date: 1963-1965, 1971 From: Anderson, Margaret Shirley, 1921-1980: Collection Ref: MS-Papers-12346-5 Description: Manilla folders labelled "Moutoa II (Corresp.)" and "(6) Bro. Euloge", comprising research papers and correspondence relating to Anderson's research into the...
Date: 1864, [ca 1996] From: King, Michael (Dr), 1945-2004 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-8970-033 Description: Notes and copies on the battle At Moutoa, in which one Marist missionary, Euloge Chabany, was killed Quantity: 1 folder(s).
To Metekingi, Haimona and others at the battle of Moutoa from Featherston, at Wellington
Date: 5 Jul 1864 From: McDonnell, Alexander Francis, 1866-1938 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0151-02-27 Description: Quantity: 4 leaves (4 pages). Physical Description: Ms
Date: [1964-1965] From: Anderson, Margaret Shirley, 1921-1980: Collection Ref: MS-Papers-12346-8 Description: Manilla folder labelled "Illustrations" comprising annotated photographs, drawings, captions and descriptions, list of "pictures wanted" and correspondence r...
Date: 1895 From: Medley, Mary Catherine, 1835-1922 :Sketchbook of Mary C. Medley nee Taylor...1895. No. 14. Ref: E-379-001 Description: A scene on the Wanganui River Other Titles - Moutoa Island Inscriptions: Recto - bottom right - Motoa Id - Wanganui river Quantity: 1 watercolour(s). Phy...
Date: [1964] From: Anderson, Margaret Shirley, 1921-1980: Collection Ref: MS-Papers-12346-7 Description: Copies of typescript articles (with manuscript annotations) by Anderson for publication in the 'Wanganui Chronicle' and the 'Wanganui Herald' about the Battl...
Date: 1964-1965 From: Anderson, Margaret Shirley, 1921-1980: Collection Ref: MS-Papers-12346-6 Description: Two manilla folders labelled "1. Background / misc" and "2. Early May" comprising research papers and correspondence relating to Anderson's research into the...
Date: 1905 - 1915 By: Brett Printing and Publishing Company Ltd Ref: Eph-B-TOURISM-Wanganui-1910-01 Description: Shows a complete overview of the river, with photographic illustrations (by photographer Denton) all around, including views of: Taumarunui, Te Rerenga-o-ko-...
Maori men alongside the Moutoa flag
Date: 1900 From: Tourist and Publicity By: Partington, William Henry Thomas, 1854-1940 Ref: 1/2-012420-G Description: Maori men in front of the Moutua flag. Copy of photograph originally taken circa 1900, probably by W H Partington of Whanganui. "...a banner known as the Mo...
Artist unknown :Photographs in the "King Country" of New Zealand. The Illustrated London news, Sept. 3, 1887 - [page] 275
Date: 1887 By: Illustrated London news (Newspaper) Ref: A-433-005 Description: Nine scenes in one engraving showing: 1. "Shooting" a native; an anxious moment [a European photographer photographs apprehensive Maori] 2. Terrified they t...
[Downes, Thomas William] 1868-1938 :[Haimona turns the tide of battle at Moutoa. 1938?]
Date: 1938 By: Downes, Thomas William, 1868-1938; Bathgate, Charles McLelland, 1893-1970 Ref: A-076-001 Description: A scene from an intertribal battle at Moutoa, Wanganui, with a central figure raising his arm to prevent a group attacking another group. Other Maori and dw...
Maori women standing in front of the Moutoa flag - Photograph taken by William Henry Thomas Partington
Date: [ca 1900] From: Auckland Star :Negatives By: Partington, William Henry Thomas, 1854-1940 Ref: 1/1-003124-G Description: Shows four Maori women dressed in European clothing with piupiu worn as cloaks over their shoulders. They are standing in front of the Moutoa Flag which meas...
View over the Whanganui River and Moutoa Island
Date: [ca 1910] Ref: 1/2-077521-F Description: View over the Whanganui River and Moutoa Island, circa 1910. Photographer unidentified. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Film ne...
Maori men standing in front of the Moutoa flag
Date: [ca 1900] From: Partington, William Henry Thomas, 1854-1940 :Maori portraits from the Whanganui River district Ref: 10x12-0032-G Description: Group of Maori men wearing korowai (tag cloak) and piupiu, and carrying taiaha and tewhatewha, standing in front of the Moutoa Flag which measures 8 x 5.5 fe...
Moutoua Island, on the Whanganui River, and surrounding area
Date: [Date unknown] Ref: 1/2-075310-F Description: Moutoua Island, on the Whanganui River. Date and photographer unknown. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).