Urewera Country

Remote region of mountains, rivers, lakes and forest extending from the lower valley of the Rangitaiki River, south-eastwards across the Ikawhenua and Huiarau Ranges, to the south-east side of Lake Waikaremoana, crossing from Whakatane District, Eastern Bay of Plenty, into Wairoa County, Northern Hawke's Bay. Traditional home of Maori people variously known as the Nga Potiki, Urewera, Tuhoe, or 'Children of the Mist'. (Information from Wises New Zealand Guide; a gazetteer of New Zealand (Auckland: Wises Publications Ltd, 1979) p 459)

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Date: [1888-1940s] From: Cowan family: Collection By: Sinclair, J C, active 1891; Speight, Robert, 1867-1949; Bartlett & Andrew Ltd; Stewart, (Mr?), active 1897? Ref: PAColl-10460-16 Description: Photographic portraits taken by various photographers including the Tanner Brothers, J. C. Sinclair, J. Russel and Sons, E. D. Burt, and Steele Photography, ...
Letter from Hohaia Matatehokia to McLean (with translation)
Date: 28 Sep 1870 From: McLean, Donald (Sir), 1820-1877 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0032-0694D-17 Description: Contemporary translation only with a draft reply from McLean informing McLean of peace in the Urewera Quantity: 1 piece (3 pages on 3 leaves).
Date: [ca 1898-1910] From: Chapman, Eichelbaum and Rosenberg families : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-8670-114 Description: Includes account of legend of Tawhaki, letter from Bishop Williams on polygamy, and letters from Elsdon Best and Stephenson Percy Smith, including Best's gen...
Date: 1927-1949 From: New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives By: Raine, William Hall, 1892-1955; Powell, Arthur Walter, 1893-1970; Moore & Thompson (Firm); Bierre, Eric W, 1899- Ref: PAColl-0785-1-145 Description: Photographs taken for publication in NZ Free Lance between 1927 and 1959, many undated. Includes a variety of subjects and places (see below). Also photogra...
Date: 1970-1985 From: Fleming, Charles Alexander (Sir), 1916-1987 : Papers Ref: 87-208-221 Description: Includes Urewera National Park annual reports; Urewera National Park Board news; management plans; National Park Authority visit reports; Department of Lands...
Date: 1896-1959 From: Craig, Elsdon Walter Grant, 1917-1980 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7888-071 Description: Papers collected by Elsdon Craig on the Urewera country. Includes annotated copy of Elsdon Best's work `In Ancient Maoriland' (1896), clippings, government ...
Date: 1921 From: Ngata, Apirana Turupa (Sir), 1874-1950 : Further papers Ref: MS-Papers-7575-025 Description: Contains letters and reports relating to this scheme Quantity: 1 folder(s). Physical Description: Mss
Date: 1896-1910 From: Maori Purposes Fund Board : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0189-087 Description: Contains whakapapa written out by Elsdon Best (Tuhoe) and by Hare Hongi Stowell, who was attempting to show genealogical relationships between Polynesians an...
Date: [ca 1955-1971] From: Craig, Elsdon Walter Grant, 1917-1980 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7888-089 Description: Notes, typescripts and printed matter on the Bay of Plenty Region. Includes material on Ngati Tuhoe. Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1936 From: Craig, Elsdon Walter Grant, 1917-1980 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7888-097 Description: Account by Elsdon Craig of a trip by bicycle into the Urewera country. Quantity: 1 folder(s).