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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Old Maori whare at Ohinemutu
Date: [ca 1908] From: Price, William Archer, 1866-1948 :Collection of post card negatives Ref: 1/2-001495-G Description: View of a Maori youth posing in front of an old whare at Ohinemutu. He is standing in front of the whare holding a taiaha and striking a `fierce' pose with h...
Photographer unknown :Portrait of unidentified Maori man
Date: 1830 - 1870 From: Ramsden, Eric :Photographs relating to Ramsden and his family and Maori subjects Ref: PA2-2362 Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).
American Photo Company (Auckland) fl 1870s : [Maori portrait group - Men]
From: Ramsden, Eric :Photographs relating to Ramsden and his family and Maori subjects By: American Photographic Company (Auckland, N.Z.) Ref: PA2-0127 Description: Carte de visite portrait of a group of Maori men taken ca 1870s by American Photographic Company of Auckland. One of 2 prints PA2-0124-0125 Quantity: 1 b&w...
[Postcard]. Maori women, Ohinemutu. [1910-1920].
Date: 1910 - 1919 From: [Postcard album of cards collected by Bessie Cornish. 1905-1920]. By: August, Bessie Lilian Maiwand, 1915-1991; Cornish, Bessie, active 1915 Ref: Eph-B-POSTCARD-Vol-12-004 Description: Shows three women in cloaks standing inside meeting house with decorative rafter patterns. Two women hold spears, and wear white feathers in their hair. Two ...
Two Maori women outside Huriwhenua meeting house at Ranana
Date: [ca 1910] From: Auckland Star :Negatives By: Partington, William Henry Thomas, 1854-1940 Ref: 1/1-003147-G Description: Two Maori women outside Huriwhenua meeting house at Ranana, circa 1910. The woman in the foreground is identified as Ngarangi, and reclines on a flax mat and...
Unidentified Maori women, outside a whare, holding traditional Maori wooden weapons, at Ohinemutu
Date: [ca 1905] From: Tourist and Publicity Ref: 1/1-021355-G Description: Unidentified Maori women, wearing piupiu around their shoulders, holding traditional Maori wooden weapons, stand outside a whare in Ohinemutu. The woman on t...
Date: 1885 From: New Zealand Department of Justice, Commissioner of Patents :Collection of Burton Brothers prints By: Burton, Alfred Henry, 1834?-1914 Ref: PA7-36-06 Description: Maori dressed in cloak and holding a taiaha, photographed in front of the whare-puni (meeting house) at Ranana. Photograph taken by Alfred Burton on 8 May 18...
[Hall, R] :E Piko. Motawarka, Blind Bay [After 1843]
Date: 1843 - 1849 By: Hall, R, active 1840s; Coates, Isaac, 1808-1878 Ref: A-114-048 Description: Profile head and shoulders portrait of a Maori man with moko, wearing a feather cloak, holding a taiaha in front of him. Copied from a drawing by Isaac Coate...
Warre, Henry James, 1819-1898 :[Three Maori soldiers. Nov 1864]
Date: 1864 From: [Warre, Henry James] 1819-1898 :[Sketchbook] By: Warre, Henry James, 1819-1898 Ref: E-294-049 Description: Three Maori soldiers, one standing, two crouching. The two men on the left are armed with rifles, and cartridge pouches, the one on the right, with a taiaha...
Date: 31 May 1980 From: Switzer, Lee, 1945- :Prints and 35mm negatives of demonstrations and events in Wellington Ref: 35mm-000891-F Description: A wero is performed during the opening of Pipitea Marae, Thorndon, Wellington. Photographs taken 31 May 1980 by Lee Switzer. Quantity: 1 b&w original negati...
Date: Between 1923 and 1928 From: Moore, Robert Percy, 1881-1948 :Panoramic photographs of New Zealand Ref: Pan-1720-F Description: Group of Maori men performing a haka (war dance). They are carrying various weapons, including taiaha. Groups of women behind, some seated on the right. Buil...
Unidentified Maori group - Photograph taken by William Henry Thomas Partington
Date: [ca 1900] From: Auckland Star :Negatives Ref: 1/1-003127-G Description: Studio photograph of a group of men. Three are wearing feather cloaks, one is wearing a piupiu around his shoulders, two others as a skirt. The two younger ...
Date: 1847 By: Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810?-1865 Ref: E-070-001 Description: Shows a view of the cave entrance from the inside. Shows two Maori figures, the closer one holding a taiaha. The cave roof is supported by girders. In: Bree...
Date: 1784 From: Webber, John 1751-1793 :[Plates illustrating Captain Cook's third voyage / J. Webber delt, various hands engraved. London, 1784] By: Webber, John, 1751-1793; Pouncy, Benjamin Thomas, -1799 Ref: C-131-010 Description: Drawing of the Maori pa on Motuara Island in Queen Charlotte Sound showing whare and other buildings. A group of men are standing and sitting in the foregrou...
Date: 1784 From: Webber, John 1751-1793 :[Plates illustrating Captain Cook's third voyage / J. Webber delt, various hands engraved. London, 1784] By: Webber, John, 1751-1793; Pouncy, Benjamin Thomas, -1799 Ref: C-131-010-c Description: Drawing of the Maori pa on Motuara Island in Queen Charlotte Sound showing whare and other buildings. A group of men are standing and sitting in the foregrou...
Date: 1784 From: Webber, John 1751-1793 :[Plates illustrating Captain Cook's third voyage / J. Webber delt, various hands engraved. London, 1784] By: Webber, John, 1751-1793; Pouncy, Benjamin Thomas, -1799 Ref: C-131-010-a Description: Drawing of the Maori pa on Motuara Island in Queen Charlotte Sound showing whare and other buildings. A group of men are standing and sitting in the foregrou...
Date: 1784 From: Webber, John 1751-1793 :[Plates illustrating Captain Cook's third voyage / J. Webber delt, various hands engraved. London, 1784] By: Webber, John, 1751-1793; Pouncy, Benjamin Thomas, -1799 Ref: C-131-010-b Description: Drawing of the Maori pa on Motuara Island in Queen Charlotte Sound showing whare and other buildings. A group of men are standing and sitting in the foregrou...
Pania of the Reef, Marine Parade, Napier
Date: [196-?] From: Goodall, Gladys Mary, 1908-2015: Scenic photographs of New Zealand Ref: GG-05-017-1 Description: Two Maori girls and a Maori boy in front of the the statue depicting Pania of the Reef, on Marine Parade, Napier, photographed 1960s by Gladys M Goodall. T...
Date: Between 1923 and 1928 From: Moore, Robert Percy, 1881-1948 :Panoramic photographs of New Zealand Ref: Pan-1716-F Description: View of Maori performers in front of Tamatekapua, Ohinemutu Meeting House. Several of the men, including Mita Taupopoki, are wearing ornate head-dresses. Lar...
By: Lindauer, Gottfried, 1839-1926 Ref: E-204-q-002 Description: An elderly Maori man in a flax cloak with a taiaha "Loaned by Auckland Art Gallery" See also: Maori Paintings by Gottfried Lindauer, p. 102 Quantity: 1 c...