Rangatira

People with chiefly status, the hereditary leaders of the iwi/tribe and hapū/subtribe. In modern times, Rangatira can also be used for contemporary leaders.

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Date: 1841-1859 From: Barton, Cranleigh Harper, 1890-1975 : Papers of Cranleigh Barton and his forebears, Reverend Richard Taylor and Mary C Medley Ref: 77-166-1/04 Description: Comprises manuscript reports made by Taylor, and includes a genealogical table of the Taupo chiefs, and a chart of the Maori population of Wanganui for 1843...
Date: 1795 - 1805 By: Hodges, William, 1744-1797 Ref: A-111-026 Description: Head and shoulders portrait of a Hawkes Bay chief, Tuanui or Rangituanui, principal chief of Ngati Hikatoa Derived from engraving after Hodges on Cook's 2nd...
Date: ca 1890s From: Original photographic prints and postcards from the file print collection, Box 16 Ref: PAColl-7344-10 Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Te Ritimana wearing a kakahu and huia feathers and with moko. Photographer unidentified. Quantity: 1 b&w original photograph...
Date: 1863, [1890s?] By: Heath, Vernon, 1819?-1895; Denton, Frank James, 1869-1963 Ref: PA7-43-17 Description: The group includes (left to right): Hariata Tutapuiti, wife of Hare Pomare; Paratene Te Manu; Tekerei Ngawaka; Wiremu Te Wana; Hirini Pakia; William Jenkins;...
Date: 1827 - 1847 From: [Various artists] :[Costume plates of Oceania] Torino [Turin] ; Fontana, 1844 By: Sainson, Louis Auguste de, 1800- Ref: A-119-024 Description: Shows a Maori chief wearing red cloak, white skirt, feathers in his hair, moko, gourd slung on a cord around his neck, and holding a long spear or staff. Wa...
Sainson, Louis Auguste de, b 1800 :1. Reception par un chef de la Nouvelle-Zelande / Alp. Boilly sc.; 2. Defrichement d'un champ de patates / Alp. Boilly sc. de Sainson del. Voyage [pittoresque autour du monde. Paris. 1836]
Date: 1826 - 1836 - 1829 From: Sainson, Louis Auguste de, b 1800 :[Twelve engravings from Dumont d'Urville's "Voyage pittoresque autour du monde" (Paris, 1836)] By: Boilly, Alphonse, 1801-1867 Ref: A-433-021 Description: Top image shows three European men in the foreground looking towards a Maori chief in the centre of his retinue in the middle background. A Maori woman and c...
Date: [ca 1900-1910] From: Te Whaiti family :Photographs Ref: PAColl-D-1056 Description: Photograph of a group of nine unidentified Maori chiefs and others taken on the verandah of a wooden building. Includes members of the Te Whaiti family. The...
Portrait of Tamati Waka Nene
Date: 1870s By: Pulman (Firm); Pulman, Elizabeth, 1836-1900 Ref: PA2-1357 Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Tamati Waka Nene. Photographed by Elizabeth Pulman in the 1860s Tamati Waka Nene was a Nga Puhi leader, trader, government a...
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...
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...
(7) Hemi Kepa Tupe
Date: Oct. 14 1844 From: Hutton, Thomas Biddulph (Rev), 1824-1886: [Three sketchbooks of New Zealand scenes and people. 1844-1847] By: Hutton, Thomas Biddulph, 1824-1886 Ref: E-111-1-013 Description: Profile view of a Maori man, identified as Hemi Kepa Tupe, one of the Whangaroa chiefs. He sits dressed in European clothes although barefoot. His face shows...
Photographer unknown :Portrait of Ihaia Te Kirikumara
Date: 1840 - 1873 Ref: PA2-2567 Description: Ihaia Te Kirikumara was a celebrated warrior chief of the Otaraua hapu of Ngati-Awa, from Taranaki. He was present, as a young man, at the siege of Motutawa...
Photographer unknown :Portrait of Wiremu Tako 1815-1887
Date: 1860 - 1887 Ref: PA2-2633 Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).
Photographer unknown :Portrait of Te Mamaku
Date: 1860 - 1887 Ref: PA2-2609 Description: Inscriptions: Verso - Te Mamaku, a rebel chief of Taranaki Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).
Photographer unknown :Portrait of Pateone, Taranaki Chief
Date: 1860 - 1880 From: Ramsden, Eric :Photographs relating to Ramsden and his family and Maori subjects Ref: PA2-2261 Description: Inscriptions: Verso - Pateone, Taranaki Chief Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).
Mitchell, Leonard Cornwall, 1901-1971 :Mt Egmont, 8,260 ft. New Zealand / Government Tourist Department. G H Loney, Government Printer, Wellington. [1934-1937].
Date: 1934 - 1937 By: Mitchell, Leonard Cornwall, 1901-1971; New Zealand. Tourism Department; Loney, George Henry, 1871-1957 Ref: Eph-E-TOURISM-1930s-07 Description: Shows a view of Mount Taranaki in a golden glow. The logo of the Tourist Department depicting a Maori chief, is shown at lower right. This image also appeare...
Date: 1852 - 1856 From: Pearse, John 1808-1882 :[Album. 1851-1856] By: Pearse, John, 1808-1882 Ref: E-455-f-025-02 Description: Half-length standing frontal portrait of Wi Tako (Wiremu Tako Ngatata). He has facial moko, and is wearing a bow tie, shirt and tailored jacket. Other Title...
Date: 1921 - 1863 - 1865 By: Gordon, William Francis Robert, 1846-1936; Robley, Horatio Gordon, 1840-1930 Ref: A-092-023-a Description: Head of a fully tattooed Maori man, with cloak and tiki. Indicates and names parts of the man's moko. Derived from a drawing by H. G. Robley of Tomika te Mut...
Gordon, William Francis Robert d 1936 :Head of Maori chief showing full tattoo (Moko-pu) February 1921
Date: 1921 - 1863 - 1865 By: Gordon, William Francis Robert, 1846-1936; Robley, Horatio Gordon, 1840-1930 Ref: A-092-023 Description: Head of a fully tattooed Maori man, with cloak and tiki. Indicates and names parts of the man's moko. Derived from a drawing by H. G. Robley of Tomika te Mut...
Date: 1894 From: Ryan, Thomas Aldworth, 1864-1927 :[1. King Tawhiao lying in state. 1894; and, 2. sketch of a woman's head. ca 1901]. Ref: A-176-046-1 Description: Shows detailed view of the lying in state of Tawhiao, with attendants and surrounding carvings. A similar view, but from the other side, was published in th...