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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Group on the step of Te Whai-a-te-Motu meeting house at Mataatua standing in front of carved wooden poupou - Photograph taken by W A Neale
Date: [ca 1905] From: Brooke-Taylor, Arthur Howard, 1900-1975:Photographs of Mataatua, Gisborne and Atiamuri By: Neale, William Augustus, 1852?-1930 Ref: PAColl-1767-2 Description: Group on the step of Te Whai-a-te-Motu meeting house at Mataatua. From left to right: Hurae Puketapu, Te Kopa and her husband Te Huatahi. Shows them standin...
Mr Pokiha
Date: ca 1910 From: Tesla Studios :Negatives of Wanganui and district taken by Alfred Martin, Frank Denton and Mark Lampe (Tesla Studios) Ref: 1/1-016924-G Description: Maori chief, Mr Pokiha (probably Pokiha Peni) circa 1910, probably in the Wanganui region. He wears a pake (Maori cloak used as a rain cape), and holds a pat...
Ngapoita [?] - Photograph taken by William Henry Thomas Partington
Date: [ca 1900] From: Auckland Star :Negatives Ref: 1/1-003094 Description: Head and shoulders portrait of a Maori man with a moustache and beard. He has a huia feather in his hair, is wearing a korowai (tag cloak), and holding a mer...
Date: Feb 1934 By: Porter family Ref: MS-Papers-3377 Description: Typescript copies of two letters (1) from Eric Porter of `Kopuakoeae, Maungaroa, to his father referring to a meremere that his father had given to Eric who ...
Artist unknown :Tenawa chief of the Ngatiawa, New Zealand [1830-1840s]
Date: 1830 - 1849 Ref: A-237-043 Description: Shows a half length profile portrait of the Maori chief, grimacing in a threatening way, and holding a mere up in front of him in his right hand. He wears fu...
Date: 1862 - 1880 From: Crawford, James Coutts, 1817-1889 :[Sketchbook of copies from originals by James Coutts Crawford and Samuel Deighton. 1860-1880] Ref: E-926-049 Description: Shows two Maori figures. The man on the left stands in a knee-length tunic holding a patu, wearing moko and a feather standing up from the front of his head....
Date: 1860 - 1961 From: Messenger, Arthur Herbert, 1877-1962 :[Hand-drawn greeting cards, and book illustrations. 1952-1961]. Ref: A-365-006 Description: On recto: Shows a soldier on guard duty with his gun resting on his shoulder, during the New Zealand wars in Taranaki. Mount Taranaki is in the distance. Ins...
Date: 1831 - 1937 - 1939 By: Downes, Thomas William, 1868-1938; Bathgate, Charles McLelland, 1893-1970 Ref: A-076-023 Description: Shows Powers lying in boat in right foreground, while some of a group of six natives ties one of his three companions to a pole. One threatens towards the ti...
Date: ca 1900s-1920s By: Commons, Jeremy Paul Axford, 1933- Ref: PAColl-5102 Description: Three photographs of Maori: a hangi with a large group of men, women and children gathered round; as group of eleven women wearing very varied kakahu; and a...
[Williams, William] 1858-1949: Photographs of Maori carvings given me I think by Mr Hamilton of Napier, N. Zealand. Clubs - jade? Paddles, gourds. Note long S pattern. Boxes, figures tatooed; Tatooed 8 figure. ?totem posts [ca 1890]
Date: 1886 - 1890 From: Lister, Joseph Jackson 1857-1927 :[Lister album] 1886-1890 [Watercolours by Joseph, and possibly Isabella and Gulielma Lister] By: Williams, William, 1858-1949 Ref: E-394-f-022 Description: On the left, an arrangement of waka huia, gourds, carved figures, and clubs, flanked by two carved oars. On the right, a man standing alongside a carved figu...
Date: 1902 to 1905 From: Lake, Beverley Muriel, fl 1982 :Family photographs, views of Sweden and New Zealand Ref: PA1-o-257 Description: Album containing family photographs,many identified only with Christian names; a number of images of Maori men, women and children. There are scenes at Foxt...
Date: [ca 1927]-[ca 1943] From: AFCM :Six albums containing newspaper and magazine clippings, and some original photographs By: Ryan, Thomas, 1864-1927; Goldie, Charles Frederick, 1870-1947 Ref: PA1-f-124 Description: Album of newspaper and magazine cuttings, photographs, and prints of paintings in colour and black & white, mostly of Maori subjects, with some images of geo...
Date: [ca 1800] Ref: MS-Papers-7570 Description: Contains an account of the gifting of a patu from Ngati Tuwharetoa which has been translated. Quantity: 1 folder(s). 0.01 Linear Metres. Physical Descripti...
Date: 1984 From: [Posters relating to the Treaty of Waitangi. 1800-1999] Ref: Eph-C-WAITANGI-1984-01 Description: Shows an arrangement of text and a central circular logo of Kotahitanga, with patu and scroll. The itinerary of the hikoi for each day is shown; the route ...
Date: May 1958 From: Tourist and Publicity Ref: 1/2-039988-F Description: Women performing an action song with patu during centenary celebrations of the King Movement at Turangawaewae Marae, Ngaruawahia, May 1958. Photograph taken ...
Chief Matekuare and his daughter Tuki outside a meeting house at Te Whaiti, 1930
Date: October 1930 From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: APG-1674-1/2-G Description: Chief Matekuare and his daughter Tuki standing outside a meeting house at Te Whaiti. He is wearing a kakahu (cloak) and holding a taiaha. His daugher is also...
Chief Matekuare and his daughter Tuki outside a meeting house at Te Whaiti, 1930
Date: October 1930 From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: APG-1676-1/2-G Description: Chief Matekuare and his daughter Tuki standing outside a meeting house at Te Whaiti. He is wearing a kakahu (cloak) and holding a taiaha. His daugher is also...
Date: 1820 - 1849 Ref: G-256-1 Description: Shows a half length profile portrait of the Maori chief, grimacing in a threatening way, and holding a mere up in front of him in his right hand. He wears fu...
Date: [ca 1920] By: Broughton, A R, active 1978 Ref: PAColl-0306 Description: Photographs relating to the Wanganui District The first photograph is of a group of 15 men some holding mere and one holding a taiaha and wearing improvised ...
Wooden Maori artifacts from Mangaroa pa-mound
Date: [1932] From: Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua Ref: PA1-f-009-287 Description: Wooden Maori artifacts from Mangaroa pa-mound, found in May 1932 by H Andrews of Levin, while deepening the Mangaroa watercourse on the eastern side of the m...