National Organisation of Western Samoa

Mau (Organization), Mau Movement

The Mau movement. Name of nationalist movement in Western Samoa which opposed the inept paternalism of the New Zealand administration of the islands, in the early 1920s. The Mau was intially lead by Olaf Nelson, who was half Samoan and half Swedish.

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Date: 1998 Ref: Eph-C-NATIONAL-LIBRARY-1998-01 Description: Poster shows a photograph of Tupua Tamasese Lealofi III (in white) and the Mau Committee outside the office of the Mau at Vaimosa, ca 1928. The verso of th...
Date: 1928-1933 From: Pacific Manuscripts Bureau : Records of the Pacific Area By: Nelson, Olaf Frederick, 1883-1944 Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-08-0712 Description: Includes correspondence with H E Holland, Chairman of the New Zealand Labour Party, Nelson's wife Rosabel, and Mau leaders during Nelson's banishment from Sa...
Date: [ca 1920s-1930s] By: Jaspers, Josephine, active 2009 Ref: PAColl-9537 Description: Photographs of Apia, Samoa, showing Mau prisoners and guards, and Roman Catholic Church, taken by an unidentified photographer. Taken circa 1920s-1930s. Sou...
Office of the Mau and women's Mau at Vaimoso village, Samoa
Date: [ca 1930] From: McKnight, P:Photographs of Robert Louis Stevenson and his valet, his gravestone, of Tupua Tamasese Lealofi III with Mau leaders and his lying in state By: Tattersall, Alfred James, 1866-1951 Ref: 1/2-045047-F Description: Office of the Mau and women's Mau, circa 1930. Photograph taken by Alfred James Tattersall. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Date: Jul 1947 From: Tourist and Publicity By: Andrews, Ernest Stanhope, 1908-1992 Ref: 1/4-018832-F Description: Unidentified group of Samoan men and women in favour of Western Samoan self government, during a demonstration at a reception to the United Nations Mission i...
Date: 1917-1929 From: Hunt, Alice Suisana, 1925- :Photographs relating to Samoa Ref: PAColl-6193-1 Description: Arthur Aris King's family in Samoa, their relatives and friends. There are photographs of Apia, and of Mau protests taken in 1929. Quantity: 49 b&w origina...
Date: 1927-1933 From: Bell family: Collection Ref: MS-Papers-5210-068 Description: Correspondence with Richardson, much of which relates to events in Samoa. Richardson was New Zealand administrator in Samoa 1923-1928, during which time the...
Date: [1930-1940] From: Hunt, Alice Suisana, 1925- : Papers relating to Arthur Aris King and James Baxter Fleck Ref: MS-Papers-6704-4 Description: Clippings, mostly pictorial on aspects of Samoan life; also includes photocopies of photographs, many relating to the Mau rebellion; booklet, `Florence Night...
Date: 1843-1938 From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-3076 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s). Finding Aids: Detailed inventory available.
Date: 1929 From: Hunt, Alice Suisana, 1925- :Photographs relating to Samoa Ref: PA1-o-948 Description: Photographs of places and regions of Samoa visited. There are obvious family group photographs which include (probably) Arthur Aris King. Photographs taken...
Date: ca1923-ca1927 From: Rutherford, Alexander Mathieson, 1915-1998 :Photographs of Samoa Ref: PA1-o-446 Description: Photographs of Samoa taken during the 1920s by unidentified photographers. Images include scenes of Samoan ceremonies, including the presentation of Fine Mat...
Conference of Samoan chiefs at Vaimoso
Date: 1930 From: Gleeson, Francis Joseph 1908-1993 :Album of photographs of the Mau uprising, Western Samoa, 1930 Ref: PA1-o-795-14-5 Description: Hon John Cobbe and Colonel Stephen Allen, Administrator of Western Samoa, hold conference with chiefs at Vaimoso. Photographed by an unknown photographer in...
Date: 1947 From: Tourist and Publicity By: Andrews, Ernest Stanhope, 1908-1992 Ref: 1/4-018820-F Description: Members of the Mau, in 1947, in the grounds of the United Nations Mission's headquarters at Apia, Samoa. Two hold a placard that reads: "Good government is n...
View of Apia waterfront
Date: 1930 From: Gleeson, Francis Joseph 1908-1993 :Album of photographs of the Mau uprising, Western Samoa, 1930 By: Tattersall, Alfred James, 1866-1951 Ref: PA1-o-795-09 Description: View of the Apia waterfront showing the place where Constable Abraham was killed during a Mau confrontation with the New Zealand authorities. Photographed b...
Samoa. Flight Lieutenant Wallingford and his moth seaplane.
Date: 1930 From: Gleeson, Francis Joseph 1908-1993 :Album of photographs of the Mau uprising, Western Samoa, 1930 Ref: PA1-o-795-17-3 Description: The Gipsy Moth Seaplane brought to Samoa with the Dunedin. Flight Lieutenant Sidney Wallingford and another man can be seen on the fusilage leaning on the ...
Blomfield, William, 1866-1938 :Samoa! Mandate pants or banned badge - which? New Zealand Observer, 28 March 1930 (front page).
Date: 1930 From: Various artists :Collection of newspaper clippings, photocopies and bromides of cartoons by various cartoonists By: Blomfield, William, 1866-1938; New Zealand observer (Newspaper) Ref: A-312-1-141 Description: The Administrator of New Zealand's mandate over Western Samoa, Stephen Shepherd Allen, is demanding that a Samoan changes his lavalava (or native dress) whic...
Samoa. A party of sailors ready for bush work
Date: 1930 From: Gleeson, Francis Joseph 1908-1993 :Album of photographs of the Mau uprising, Western Samoa, 1930 Ref: PA1-o-795-26-1 Description: Armed sailors from the Dunedin on parade in front of a church. They are about to take to the forest in search of supporters of the Samoan Mau movement again...
Date: 1947 From: Tourist and Publicity By: Andrews, Ernest Stanhope, 1908-1992 Ref: 1/4-018812-F Description: Samoan group in the grounds of the United Nations Mission headquarters, Apia, Samoa, 1947. Photograph taken for the National Publicity Studios by E S Andrews...
Date: Jul 1947 From: Tourist and Publicity By: Andrews, Ernest Stanhope, 1908-1992 Ref: 1/4-018813-F Description: Samoan women in favour of self government for Western Samoa, during a demonstration at a reception to the United Nations Mission in July 1947. The banner in...
Group of Mau supporters, Western Samoa
Date: [Between 1926 and 1930] From: Tattersall, Alfred James, 1866-1951 :Photographs of Samoa Ref: PAColl-3799-13 Description: A group of Mau supporters, photographed outside the premises of Morris Hedstrom Ltd between 1926 and 1930 by Alfred John Tattersall. Inscriptions: Verso - t...