Taiaha

Hani, Maipi, Pouhani

A fighting staff with one end shaped like a tongue (arero) and the other as a blade. The arero end is often decorated with a tauri of feathers or dog hair. (Information from Kupu)

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Group on the step of Te Whai-a-te-Motu meeting house at Mataatua standing in front of carved wooden poupou - Photograph taken by W A Neale
Date: [ca 1905] From: Brooke-Taylor, Arthur Howard, 1900-1975:Photographs of Mataatua, Gisborne and Atiamuri By: Neale, William Augustus, 1852?-1930 Ref: PAColl-1767-2 Description: Group on the step of Te Whai-a-te-Motu meeting house at Mataatua. From left to right: Hurae Puketapu, Te Kopa and her husband Te Huatahi. Shows them standin...
Date: 6 Feb 1963 From: Fijn, Jan (John) Reinder, 1910-2003 :Transparencies, particularly relating to the royal visit to Waitangi in 1963, and to Maori Ref: PA12-10666 Description: Colour slide photographs taken by John Reinder Fijn of mahi a rehia performers at the Te Tii Marae tent village where they were accommodated during the visit...
Two men greeting each other with a hongi
Date: 1944 From: Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 :Photographic albums, prints and negatives Ref: 1/4-001068-F Description: Two men greeting each other with a hongi. One of them holds a taiaha. In the background is a Drake Brothers bus. Taken in 1944, possibly at Opotiki. Original...
Date: ca 1890s From: Donne, Anne, fl 1975 :Photographs mainly of Richard John Seddon in New Zealand and the Pacific By: Burton Brothers (Dunedin, N.Z.); Tyree Brothers (Firm) Ref: PAColl-3329-01 Description: Photographs of: a group of people gathered to watch sports on the Queen's Birthday in Tonga including Seddon; a view of the coast at Cape Foulwind; a letter...
Date: 1850 By: Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863 Ref: A-050-007 Description: Shows view from above Mechanics Bay, looking across to North Head with Rangitoto in the background. A clearing with native bush in the foreground, with a sea...
Webster, Hartley (Auckland) fl 1852-1900 :Portrait of Wiremu Naera Te Awa-i-taia d 1866
Date: 1852 - 1866 By: Webster, Hartley, -1906 Ref: PA2-2101 Description: Te Awa-i-taia was a leader of Ngati Mahanga, whose home was on the Waipa River. In 1833 he was converted to Christianity and baptised by the resident Wesley...
Date: [1930-1950] From: McEwen, Jock Malcolm, 1915-2010: Papers Ref: MS-Papers-6717-072 Description: Typescripts of `Residence of Tamatea and Rongokako', by Matiu Kapa of Kaikohe; letter, Enid Tapsell to Mr Taylor with `The Twin legends of Tainui and Te Araw...
Date: 1885 From: New Zealand Department of Justice, Commissioner of Patents :Collection of Burton Brothers prints By: Burton, Alfred Henry, 1834?-1914 Ref: PA7-36-20 Description: Photographed by Alfred Burton ca May 1885 sitting on a mat outside a whare. He is wearing a feather cloak over one shoulder and holding a taiaha. To the far ...
Date: ca 1880s From: Mercer, Robert, fl 1964 :Photographs and albums of Maori, New Zealand views, and illustrations By: Burton Brothers (Dunedin, N.Z.); Neal, William Henry, active 1886-1936 Ref: PAColl-4513-1 Description: Two photographs on one album page of Marine Parade, Napier showing the court house on the left and a view from Bluff Hill looking over Napier to the south (...
Date: 1860 - 1920 - 1870 - 1930 By: Messenger, Arthur Herbert, 1877-1962 Ref: A-389-019 Description: A full-length portrait sketch of a Maori warrior, wrapped in a cloak and holding a taiaha. He stands in front of a whare with decorated gables. The likeness ...
Date: 1875 - 1890 - 1885 - 1891 From: Various artists :[Proofs and related pictorial material for illustrations to John White's Ancient history of the Maori (Wellington, 1891)] 1832, 1890 By: Burton Brothers (Dunedin, N.Z.) Ref: A-274-054 Description: A reproduction of a photograph, showing Te Hauhau, a Maori chief or priest, seated at the entrance of a carved and painted wharenui. He is clad in formal Mao...
Date: [ca 1900-1929] Ref: PAColl-6911 Description: 8 miscellaneous images: 5 aerial views of Wellington, including Hataitai before the building of the Mount Victoria tunnel, the Botanic Gardens with Karori i...
Hurae Puketapu and Te Whenuanui, standing in front of the gateway at Mataatua Pa
Date: ca 1905 From: Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931 :Photographs Ref: 1/2-004584-F Description: Hurae Puketapu (left) and Te Whenuanui (right), in front of the carved gateway at Mataatua Pa, photographed ca 1905 by Thomas Pringle. The name of the ancest...
Date: 1908 - 1910 By: Willott, Victor Alfred, 1888-1932; Brett Printing and Publishing Company Ltd Ref: Eph-E-CALENDAR-1909-01 Description: Colourful poster has a perpetual calendar in the centre, and is surrounded by advertisements for local businesses of Pukekohe, Papatoetoe, Manurewa, Otahuhu ...
Date: [Early 1880s?] By: Martin, Josiah, 1843-1916; Burton Brothers (Dunedin, N.Z.); Taber, Isaiah West, 1830-1912 Ref: PA1-q-153 Description: Photographs of New Zealand taken by various photographers, circa early 1880s. Images include several Maori groups, Maori kainga, meeting houses, carving; a l...
Date: [ca 1920] By: Broughton, A R, active 1978 Ref: PAColl-0306 Description: Photographs relating to the Wanganui District The first photograph is of a group of 15 men some holding mere and one holding a taiaha and wearing improvised ...
Date: 1844 From: Mantell, Walter Baldock Durrant, 1820-1895 :Scrapbook. 1840-1872. By: Mantell, Walter Baldock Durrant (Hon), 1820-1895 Ref: C-103-001-2 Description: Looking east towards the Tararua range, with the river to the right and a small European-style house on a low rise to the left, close to the river On the rev...
Ross, Malcolm, 1862-1930 :Warriors of Tuhoe land
Date: [March 1904] From: Ranfurly family: Collection Ref: PA1-q-634-45-4 Description: Tuhoe men wearing piupiu and blankets, and carrying taiaha, during the vice-regal visit to Ruatoki, photographed in March 1904 by Malcolm Ross. Inscriptions...
From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives By: Barraud, Charles Decimus, 1822-1897 Ref: 1/4-039126-G Description: Portrait of Te Rangihaeata, after a drawing by C.D. Barraud. Te Rangihaeata is standing, wearing a cloak, a large hei tiki. He has a full facial moko, and i...
Date: 1885 From: New Zealand Department of Justice, Commissioner of Patents :Collection of Burton Brothers prints By: Burton, Alfred Henry, 1834?-1914 Ref: PA7-36-26 Description: Photograph of Te Hau Hau wearing a headband with two huia feathers at the front and with a blanket over his shoulders. He is standing behind a fence which ha...