Kumara (Plant)

Batatas edulis, Ipomoea batatas, Kumera, Kuumara, Sweet potatoes
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Artist unknown :The Pah of Motutapu - Tipari chief. Might contain from 6 to 800 men. 28th Decr 1842
Date: 1842 Ref: NON-ATL-0158 Description: A plan view and cross sections of Motutapu Pa, Hauraki Gulf. Shows a beach-front entrance and a large number of whare, upper right, with 'Cumera ground' (i.e...
Date: [1910-1921] From: Cowan, James, 1870-1943 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-11310-134 Description: Letters [mostly to Cowan] about his writing from Gilbert Mair, G A Preece and Colonel Porter. Also a letter from Rawiri to Paora in Maori expressing condolen...
Heaphy, Charles, 1820-1881 :Provision House; Otumatua Pah, Cape Egmont. [1841]
Date: 1841 By: Heaphy, Charles, 1820-1881; New Zealand Company; Turnbull, Alexander Horsburgh, 1868-1918 Ref: A-146-009 Description: Shows the ornately carved frontage of a storehouse on two poles, with a notched climbing pole for access. In the left background sit a Maori man and women wi...
Working Men's Educational Union :[Missionary distributing Bibles to Taranaki Maori in 1842. Printed 1850s?]
Date: 1842 - 1850 - 1860 From: Working Men's Educational Union :[Missionary wall pictures]. - London ; Working Men's Educational Union, [1850s?] By: Working Men's Educational Union Ref: F-029 Description: Shows the distribution in 1842 of New Testaments donated by the British and Foreign Bible Society. A group of Maori and one European are in the foreground, a...
Date: 1843 From: Illustrated London news :Clippings related to New Zealand [ca 1842-1890] By: Heaphy, Charles, 1820-1881 Ref: E-106-f-047-1 Description: Shows ornately carved frontage of storehouse on two poles, with notched climbing pole for access. In left background sit a Maori man and women with cooking p...
Date: [1930s] By: New Zealand Railways Ref: PA1-f-057 Description: Album of photographs of scenes, advertisements and posters advertising rail and ferry travel in New Zealand. The advertisements were used in The New Zealand ...
Date: 1960 From: Burland, John Colles, 1926- :Colour transparencies of Rarotonga, Aitutaki, Mangaia and Palmerston Island, 1960 By: Burland, John Colles, 1926-2015 Ref: PA12-0503 Description: Views on Rarotonga, including the cultivation of tomatoes, oranges and Kumara, the London Missionary Society churches at Avarua and Nikao, sporting activies...
Date: 1945-1948 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: PAColl-4161-01-128 Description: Multiple copies of official photographs; all contain captions. Series of photos taken during the celebrations to mark Princess Elizabeth's wedding in 1947 - ...
Date: 1957 - 1958 From: [Turner, Dennis Knight], 1924-2011 :[Illustrations for Legends of Rotorua and the hot lakes. 1958?] Ref: A-060-059 Description: Shows Te Matua-tonga, a kumara god, a stone emblem of fertility on Mokoia Island, surrounded by a group of Maori men. One old man is about to touch the sacre...
Pearse, John, 1808-1882 :Study of canoes. Maories taking kumaras (sweet potatoes) to market. [Wellington Harbour? Between 1854 and 1856]
Date: 1854 - 1856 From: Pearse, John 1808-1882 :[Album. 1851-1856] By: Pearse, John, 1808-1882 Ref: E-455-f-082-2 Description: Looking across Wellington Harbour towards Somes Island, probably from Thorndon Beach, with eleven or twelve small canoes in the water, some visibly laden wi...
Date: 1955 From: Various artists :New Zealand pictures [Wellington, A H & A W Reed, ca 1950] By: Clark, Russell Stuart Cedric, 1905-1966 Ref: B-023-013 Description: A Maori family removing and eating kumaras from a hangi. The scene is set in a pa In: New Zealand pictures. Set no 3. (Wellington, A H & A W Reed, 1955) Q...
Wife of Pakinga Nopera
Date: [between 1910-1919] From: Northwood brothers :Photographs of Northland Ref: 1/1-006226-G Description: The wife of Pakinga Nopera, with a tobacco pipe, seated alongside a pile of kumara, a kete and a dog. Photograph taken by the Northwood Brothers between 1910...
Date: 1840 - 1860 From: Taylor, Richard, 1805-1873 :Sketchbook. 1835-1860. Ref: E-296-q-175-1 Description: Sketch showing a long low storage structure with several openings, and a low-built storage house for kumera. Quantity: 2 drawing(s) in sketchbook.. Physica...
Date: 1889 - 1890 - 1891 From: Various artists :[Proofs and related pictorial material for illustrations to John White's Ancient history of the Maori (Wellington, 1891)] 1832, 1890 Ref: A-274-039 Description: A reproduction of a photograph, showing an antique and worn stone carving of the Maori god Rongo Inscriptions: Recto - centre left - in pencil 'Can eyes and...
Angas, George French, 1822-1886 :Whatas, or patukas. (Storehouses for food) / George French Angas [delt]; J. W. Giles [lith]. Plate 30. 1847.
Date: 1844 - 1847 From: Angas, George French 1822-1886 :The New Zealanders Illustrated. London, Thomas McLean, 1847. By: Giles, John West, 1801-1870 Ref: PUBL-0014-30 Description: Shows three different storehouses: 1. An ordinary patuka for holding seeds, at the small kainga or settlement of Te Pahe, on the Waiharikiriki River; with a...
Date: 1930 By: McDonald, James Ingram, 1865-1935 Ref: A-461-019 Description: Shows two Maori women collecting kumara at Tokaanu, near the shores of Lake Taupo. The woman on the right bends to collect the roots from the ground; the wom...
A Māori woman digging a crop of kumara [?], probably in the Ruatoria area
Date: 1980 From: Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs Ref: AW-2044 Description: All images show an older Māori woman digging in a patch of root crop, probably kumara, probably in the Ruatoria, Gisborne area. In frame 6 she has filled a b...
[Walsh, Philip] 1843-1914 :Waitara
Date: 28 June 1878 From: Walsh, Philip 1843-1914 :[Waitara sketchbook] By: Walsh, Philip, 1843-1914 Ref: E-357-031/032 Description: Shows rows of kumara baskets, topped with pigs ready for a huge feast, a large crowd of Maori and Europeans mostly seated, dogs, a horse and cart, flags, the...
Turner, Nathaniel 1793-1864 :[Wesleydale Mission Station, Kaeo, Whangaroa, Northland. 1825 or 1826?]
Date: 1824 - 1827 By: Turner, Nathaniel (Rev), 1793-1864; Methodist Missionary Society Ref: B-121-023 Description: A bush-clad hilly area with the Kaeo River winding through towards Whangaroa Harbour (out of sight to the right). In the middle ground is a low rise with th...
[Sainson, Louis Auguste de], b. 1800 :Defrichement d'un champ de patates. Boilly sc. Paris, 1839.
Date: 1839 - 1827 From: Dumont d'Urville, Jean Sebastien Cesar, 1790-1842 :Voyage pittoresque autour du monde et resume generale des descouvertes. Paris, Furne et Cie, 1839. By: Sainson, Louis Auguste de, 1800-; Boilly, Alphonse, 1801-1867 Ref: PUBL-0034-2-387 Description: A group of a dozen Maori women digging up land for a kumara plantation. In the background is a low whare with a rounded roof and two futher Maori talk to Fre...