Kurī

The Polynesian dog brought to New Zealand by immigrant Māori, but extinct by the twentieth century. General term for dogs. Traditional usage: A variety of dog, now extinct, used for food and for its hide, made into cloaks, etc. Contemporary usage: Use for any type of dog.

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Gilfillan, John Alexander, 1793-1864 :[Matarawa, the farm of Mr Gilfillan] J A Gilfillan [Between 1845 and 1847 or 1849?]
By: Gilfillan, John Alexander, 1793-1863; Power, William James Murray Tyrone (Sir), 1819-1911 Ref: C-018-004 Description: An extensive view over the artist's farm at Wanganui. In the foreground a group of armed Maori stand, with their dogs. A tree fern to the right and the river...
Date: 1850 By: Gilfillan, John Alexander, 1793-1863; Walker, E, active 1850s; Day & Son (Firm) Ref: C-029-001-b Description: The interior of Putiki Pa, Whanganui River, showing groups of people, storehouses and eating and sleeping houses, dogs, the palisades of the pa in the backgr...
Earle, Augustus, 1793-1838 :War speech. London, R. Martin & Co. 1838.
Date: 1838 - 1827 - 1828 From: Earle, Augustus 1793-1838 :Sketches illustrative of the Native Inhabitants and Islands of New Zealand from original drawings by Augustus Earle Esq, Draughtsman of H. M. S. "Beagle". London, Lithographed and Published under the auspices of the New Zealand Association by Robert Martin & Co, 1838 Ref: PUBL-0015-09 Description: A Maori chief standing in a beached canoe, addressing a crowd of warriors, mostly seated, with a few standing. Two other long canoes are on the beach, one wi...
Mason, Henry John William, fl 1900-1904 :Oturoa Village, Rotoaira. 1900
Date: 1900 By: Mason, Henry John William, 1861-1943 Ref: B-116-017 Description: Shows a view of a Maori village with around nine huts or whares. The winding path to the village from the foreground is flanked by a picket fence. Two Maori ...
Angas, George French, 1822-1886 :Evening scene. Encampment at Maurea on the banks of the Waikato. / George French Angas del. Pubd by Smith, Elder & Co., London. Day & Haghe, lithrs to the Queen. 1847.
Date: 1844 - 1847 From: Angas, George French, 1822-1886 :Savage life and scenes in Australia and New Zealand. London, Smith, Elder & Co., 1847. By: Angas, George French, 1822-1886; Day & Haghe (Firm); Smith, Elder & Company Ref: PUBL-0029-033 Description: Groups of Maori seated in a pa by the Waikato River, with a pataka to the right, a small whare, several fences and a tent to the right, with a European stand...
Barraud, Charles Decimus, 1822-1896 :[Lake with waka and pa on headland. ca 1870]
Date: 1850 - 1890 By: Barraud, Charles Decimus, 1822-1897; Clere, Richard H, active 1966 Ref: G-003 Description: Shows a waka with four figures and a dog in it, floating on water close to the near shore on which flax bushes are growing. There are two pukeko in the centr...
[Fox, William] 1812-1893 :Putiki, Wanganui [ca 1865]
Date: 1862 - 1867 By: Fox, William (Rt Hon Sir), 1812?-1893; Wilkie, John Campbell, 1899-1977 Ref: WC-046 Description: Shows a several Maori families and two dogs on the verandah of a house with elaborate carving on its supporting posts and along the top beam The house is th...
Gilfillan, John Alexander 1793-1864 :Interior of a native village or "pa" in New Zealand, situated near the Town of Petre, at Wanganui... J.A. Gilfillan, pinxt., E. Walker, lithr. [London] Day & Son [1850]
Date: 1850 By: Gilfillan, John Alexander, 1793-1863; Walker, E, active 1850s; Day & Son (Firm) Ref: C-029-001 Description: The interior of Putiki Pa, Whanganui River, showing groups of people, storehouses and eating and sleeping houses, dogs, the palisades of the pa in the backgr...
Date: [ca 1970] By: Mead, William Perrett, 1889-1980 Ref: MS-Papers-0999 Description: Notes on Maori dogs (kuri), now extinct, and reports of sightings around Mount Ruapehu and the King Country late last century Writer and authority on Wangan...
[Gilfillan, John Alexander] 1793-1864 :Pah or fortified village of the natives in the province of New Plymouth (Taranaki) New Zealand. G. F. Sargent [copyist, after J. A. Gilfillan] London, Illustrated London news, 1860
Date: 1851 - 1860 By: Illustrated London news (Newspaper); Gilfillan, John Alexander, 1793-1863; Sargent, G F, active 1836-1860 Ref: PUBL-0033-1860-386 Description: A view of Putiki Pa, Wanganui, with Mount Taranaki included in the background. There is a surrounding palisade, several raised carved patakas and whares wit...
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-926-044 Description: Shows a view of the passengers and polesmen in a canoe. The men with the poles are labelled Jowett and Deighton. Closer to the front are "The ghoul" (Rora, t...
Heaphy, Charles 1820-1881 :Wata or Provision house, at Otumatua on the North shore of Cook's Strait. Drawn by Chas Heaphy Esq.r [1841]. Day & Haghe. London, Smith, Elder [1845]
Date: 1841 From: Wakefield, Edward Jerningham 1820-1879 :Illustrations to "Adventure in New Zealand". Lithographed from original drawings taken on the spot by Mrs Wicksteed, Miss King, Mrs Fox, Mr John Saxton, Mr Charles Heaphy, Mr S. C. Brees and Captain W. Mein Smith. London, Smith Elder & Co, 1845. By: Heaphy, Charles, 1820-1881 Ref: PUBL-0011-11 Description: Mount Taranaki in the background of this view inside a pa, showing a provision store, elaborately carved, on poles with a notched central pole acting as a l...
Date: 1862 From: Illustrated London News :[Scrapbook of clippings relating to New Zealand 1860s] By: Illustrated London news (Newspaper) Ref: E-372-f-001-2 Description: A family group moving through the forest with young children on the backs of adults, and accompanied by pigs and dogs. The men are carrying spears and a gun....
Date: 1851 - 1860 From: Illustrated London news :Clippings related to New Zealand [ca 1842-1890] By: Illustrated London news (Newspaper); Gilfillan, John Alexander, 1793-1863; Sargent, G F, active 1836-1860 Ref: E-106-f-038-1 Description: A view of Putiki Pa, Wanganui, with Mount Taranaki included in the background. There is a surrounding palisade, several raised carved patakas and whares wit...
Date: 1961 From: [Turner, Dennis Knight], 1924-2011 :[Illustrations for Myths and legends of Maoriland] [1961?] Ref: A-060-132 Description: Shows Maui looking down at Irawaru who had been turned into a dog Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description: Ink, 288 x 95 cm
Date: 1838 - 1827 - 1828 By: Earle, Augustus, 1793-1838; Robert Martin & Company (Great Britain) Ref: B-112-015 Description: A Maori chief standing in a beached canoe, addressing a crowd of warriors, mostly seated, with a few standing. Two other long canoes are on the beach, one wi...
(13) Okahu near Kaitaia
Date: Oct[ober] 16 [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-111-1-021 Description: A view of a Maori settlement showing whare, Maori with moko in cloaks, and animals such as dogs and pigs. Hutton writes about the drawing: 'Ohaku - a native ...
From: Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0072-22 Description: Includes - The Maori and the forest - The Maori kuri , native dog - Notes on dogs - The Maori and the Forest (MS donated by Mr & Mrs G W Shaw, Feb 1972) and ...
Date: 1915 - 1925 By: Lloyd, Trevor, 1863-1937 Ref: C-109-034 Description: A caricature of Maori hunting a range of game, riding moa. Dogs have surrounded the base of a tree where a very large rat is caught on a branch. In the fore...
Artist unknown :New Zealand scenes; exodus of Maories. Penny Illustrated paper, Nov. 7, 1868, page 292
Date: 1868 From: Various artists :[Eight engravings from the "Penny illustrated paper", 7 November 1868 - 6 February 1869] Ref: A-423-001-1 Description: Shows a group of Maori, three carrying infants on their backs, leading pigs and dogs through a bush setting. They wear flax skirts and cloaks. One carries a...