Patu

Hand clubs, Patu poto

A short club used as a weapon, made of stone, wood or bone. Other patu are used to soften fernroot and flax fibre

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Scenes from the Waitangi Treaty grounds, Waitangi Day
Date: 6 February 1963 From: Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs Ref: AWM-0294-F Description: Images show scenes from the Waitangi Treaty grounds on Waitangi Day, taken in 1963 by Ans Westra. Unless otherwise stated all persons are unidentified. Image...
Maori men at the model pa during the New Zealand International Exhibition, Christchurch
Date: 1906 - 1907 From: Head, Samuel Heath, 1868-1948 :Negatives Ref: 1/1-007522-G Description: Two unidentified Maori men at the model pa during the New Zealand International Exhibition, Hagley Park, Christchurch. One man wears a piupiu around his shou...
Date: 1856 From: Strutt, William 1825-1915 :A collection of drawings in water colour ink and pencil illustrative of the scenery and early life of settlers and Maoris of New Zealand. 1855-1863. 1st series. By: Strutt, William, 1825-1915 Ref: E-452-f-010-1 Description: A full-length frontal portrait of Tamati Waka Ngaru. He is shown wearing a woven flax cloak, over a European shirt and bow tie. He has moko, short hair and s...
Date: 1853 From: British Library. Department of Manuscripts :Drawings and sketches illustrative of New Zealand. 1849-1850s. [Additional Manuscript 19954. File prints]. By: Barraud, Charles Decimus, 1822-1897 Ref: E-144-060 Description: Standing full length frontal portrait of Te Rangihaeata. He wears a flax cloak with taniko border, covered by a shorter dogskin cloak. He holds a patu in hi...
Ropata Hurumutu and his wife Oriwia, with, Hohepa Tamaihengia and his wife Riria
Ref: 1/2-097094-F Description: Ropata Hurumutu and his wife Oriwia (both left) with Hohepa Tamaihengia and his wife Riria (both right), all being chiefs of the Ngati Toa tribe.. The men ho...
Date: 1844 - 1888 - 1891 From: Various artists :[Proofs and related pictorial material for illustrations to J White's Ancient history of the Maori (Wellington, 1891)] 1832, [1880s?] 1890 By: Angas, George French, 1822-1886; Kirkwood, Henry William, 1854-1925 Ref: B-110-021-1 Description: Shows full-length figure of Hongi Hongi (a.k.a. Nga Toki), wearing mats or blankets, a greenstone earring, and holding a greenstone mere in his right hand. H...
Angas, George French, 1822-1886 :Hongi Hongi / George French Angas [delt]; W. Hawkins [lith]. Plate 11. 1847.
Date: 1844 - 1847 From: Angas, George French 1822-1886 :The New Zealanders Illustrated. London, Thomas McLean, 1847. By: Hawkins, W, active 1847 Ref: PUBL-0014-11 Description: Shows full-length figure of Hongi Hongi (a.k.a. Nga Toki), wearing mats or blankets, a greenstone earring, and holding a greenstone mere in his right hand. H...
Date: 1905 From: Birch, A E :Scenic negatives and prints taken by Thomas Pringle Ref: 1/1-006839-G Description: Guide Maggie Tawhai, wearing a korowai (tag cloak) and carrying a mere, photographed in Rauru meeting house at Whakarewarewa in 1905 by Thomas Pringle of Wel...
Pringle, Thomas, 1858-1931 :Guide Maggie Tawhai, with mere, standing alongside a carving in Te Rauru meeting house at Whakarewarewa
Date: 1905? From: Birch, A E :Scenic negatives and prints taken by Thomas Pringle Ref: 1/1-006855-G Description: Full length portrait of guide Maggie Tawhai, wearing a korowai (tag cloak) and carrying a mere. She is in Te Rauru meeting house at Whakarewarewa, alongside ...
Hill, Emily, 1847-1930: Photograph album
Date: [ca 1880] By: Hill, Emily, 1847-1930; Foy Brothers (Firm) Ref: PA1-o-227 Description: Album, probably compiled by Emily Hill, née Knowles, of Napier, containing carte-de-visite portraits of Maori (mostly by Foy Brothers of Thames) and views of...
Date: [ca 1875] From: Scott, Mrs :Original and mounted photographic prints By: Deveril, Herbert, 1840-1911 Ref: PA7-45-02 Description: Te Rangitahau, also known as Tahau, lying in the porch of a wharepuni (sleeping house) holding Totoringa (Patu, Te Rangi Tahau). Ngaikiha Te Raukura (his wif...
Date: 1864 From: Illustrated London News :[Scrapbook of clippings relating to New Zealand 1860s] By: Illustrated London news (Newspaper); Robley, Horatio Gordon, 1840-1930 Ref: E-372-f-033 Description: Page from the Illustrated London news with sketches of 10 weapons - 1. Small tomahawk (patiti), used for hand-to-hand fighting; 2. Cartouche-box (hamanu) to...
Date: [1930-1940] From: Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 : Ethnological notebooks Ref: MS-Papers-6061-13 Description: Contents comprise sketch plan of Waipatu Island pa, Lake Horowhenua; ponds (?) and umu sites near State Farm Road, sth of Lake Horowhenua; eel storage tank a...
Row of women with poi, at Kaiwhaiki - Photograph taken by William Henry Thomas Partington
Date: [ca 1900] From: Auckland Star :Negatives By: Partington, William Henry Thomas, 1854-1940 Ref: 1/1-003144-G Description: Two rows of women with poi, front row kneeling and back row standing. Their tag cloaks are folded on the ground in front. They are wearing piupiu over white ...
Brees, Samuel Charles 1810-1865 :Banks of the Hutt near Mr Molesworth's farm. / Drawn by S C Brees. [Engraved by Henry Melville. London, 1847]. [No] 42, Plate 14.
Date: 1842 - 1847 From: Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810-1865 :Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand. London, John Williams and Co., Library of Arts, 141, Strand, 1847. By: Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810?-1865; Melville, Henry, 1792-1870 Ref: PUBL-0020-14-2 Description: Shows a Maori warrior with red cloak and club standing on the river bank at right two waka approaching along the river. A large cabbage tree overhangs the r...
Date: [1880s-1900s?] From: Webster, Kenneth Athol, 1906-1967 : The Webster Collection By: Iles, James, active 1878; Martin, Josiah, 1843-1916; Burton Brothers (Dunedin, N.Z.) Ref: PA1-o-518 Description: Includes photographs of Maori artefacts in museum context. Possibly created by James Edge-Partington, an anthropologist who studied artefacts in New Zealand ...
Date: ca 1900s By: Tanner Brothers Ltd (Publishers) Ref: PAColl-7512 Description: Postcards of Mita Taupopoki of Rotorua seated in a doorway holding a taiaha and wearing a kakahu; Pera Tutoko in a feather cloak holding a carved stick; Hiti...
Paterson, Alan Stuart, 1902-1968 :"Randal". [1920-30s].
Date: 1920 - 1939 By: Paterson, Alan Stuart, 1902-1968; Wellington Savage Club Inc Ref: A-321-012 Description: Shows full length left profile portrait (caricature) of a member of the Wellington Savage Club, smoking a pipe and dressed in Maori cloak, tiki and huia feat...
Te Rangikatukua, Maggie Papakura and Hekemaru Kaiawha standing outside Maori Pa constructed for Christchurch Exhibition
Date: 1906-1907 Ref: 1/1-007525-F Description: Shows Te Rangikatukua, Maggie Papakura and Hekemaru Kaiawha standing outside Maori Pa constructed for Christchurch Exhibition. Maggie Papakura wears a Maori ...
Date: 1940 - 1949 By: Dominion Museum (N.Z.) Ref: Eph-D-MAORI-1940s-02 Description: Information sheet has two sections. The top section relates to Maori canoes - tree-felling, hollowing out. Shows a mokihi or raft, a river canoe, war canoe a...