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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[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 ...
Date: ca 1920s Ref: 1/4-018081-G Description: Group of Te Arawa men performing the "peruperu" haka at Ohinemutu. They are seated in rows holding their taiaha aloft. Two men face them also holding alof...
Artist unknown :New Zealanders fishing. [1833].
Date: 1833 From: People's magazine of useful information. Boston, Samuel, 1833-1836. Ref: PUBL-0125-1833-01 Description: Shows two waka, one with five and one with three men aboard. Some of the men hold cylindrical fishing baskets, three hold oars, and one holds a taiaha. Exte...
New Zealand Department of Agriculture : Photograph of Hare Hongi
Date: ca 1930s By: New Zealand. Department of Agriculture Ref: PAColl-4544 Description: Signed photograph of Hare Hongi (Henry Matthew Stowell) holding a taiaha next to a carving. Photographer unidentified. Inscriptions: Recto - bottom left - ...
Read, Richard, 1765-ca 1843 :Tetoro, chief of New Zealand. Drawn by R Read from life, 1820. Engraved by Edward Finden. London, Longman & Co., 1823.
Date: 1823 By: Read, Richard, 1765?-1843?; Finden, Edward Francis, 1792-1857 Ref: A-114-036 Description: Shows Te Toru wearing a flax tag cloak and white feathers in his hair, holding a taiaha in his right hand. He is standing beside a rocky shore. A copy of th...
[Nicholas, John Liddiard] 1784-1868 :A chief of New Zealand. Neele sculp. Strand. [London, James Black, 1817]
Date: 1817 From: Nicholas, John Liddiard, 1784-1868 :Narrative of a voyage to New Zealand. London, James Black, 1817 By: Parkinson, Sydney, 1745-1771; Neele, Samuel John, 1758-1824 Ref: PUBL-0111-frontis Description: Standing frontal portrait of a Maori chief, wearing a kiwi feather cloak, a skirt with a patu through the belt, a large tiki and three feathers in his hair. ...
Date: 1847 - 1844 Ref: B-080-029 Description: Standing portrait of Ngapuhi chief Tamati Waka Nene, a taiaha in his right hand, a woven flax and feather cloak wrapped around him Published in: Angas, G F ...
Date: 1891 From: Various artists :[Proofs and related pictorial material for illustrations to J White's Ancient history of the Maori (Wellington, 1891)] 1832, [1880s?] 1890 By: Kirkwood, Henry William, 1854-1925 Ref: B-110-019-4 Description: Half-length frontal portrait of a Maori man, a long lock of hair hanging from his mostly shaved head. He has moko, wears a woven flax cloak and holds a taia...
Creator unknown :Photograph of Tahana Papawaka
Date: [187-?] Ref: PA2-2823 Description: Photograph of Tahana Papawaka, taken circa 1870s. Seated portrait. He holds a taiaha. Photographer unidentified. Formerly identified as Tahana Turoa, d 1874...
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: 1913 By: Hamilton, Augustus, 1853-1913 Ref: qMS-0906 Description: A catalogue of Maori and Pacific Islands artefacts presented to the Dominion Museum by Mr A H Turnbull with acknowledgement of their receipt by A Hamilton, ...
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: 1885 From: [Various artists] :[Exhibition certificates 1865-1924] By: Bock & Cousins Lithographers (Firm) Ref: C-098-011 Description: Exhibition certificate with decorative border using Maori carving and weaving patterns. Within the border are 5 circular vignettes, showing First Church Dune...
By: Hogg, Helen Hume, -1971 Ref: Curios-033-001 Description: Maori ceremonial spear. Made with metal tools, therefore post-dating European contact. Quantity: 1 curio(s). Physical Description: Carved wood with paua sh...
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: 1885 By: Crompton-Smith, Maurice, 1864-1953; McEwen, Jock Malcolm, 1915-2010 Ref: A-174-034 Description: Drawing directly on sheet is entitled: "Puzzle, find the man, 130 ft high kahikatea. Three cards stuck to sheet have four drawings: 1. Teriwa; the moko or ta...
Date: 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: Koch, Augustus Carl Ferdinand, 1834-1901 Ref: A-274-037 Description: A Maori man standing in a defensive position, a taiaha (hani) lowered in his right hand, its point facing down, his left arm in a defensive blocking position...
Date: 1840 - 1849 From: Taylor, Richard, 1805-1873 :Sketchbook. 1835-1860. Ref: E-296-q-004-2 Description: A pointed implement or weapon head. Quantity: 1 drawing(s) in sketchbook.. Physical Description: Pen & ink 65 x 30 mm.
Artist unknown :Tenax. Strength and harmony. Armes du Baron de Thierry, Charles Ier, roi de la Nouvelle Zelande. Warner sc[ulpsit]. [London or Cambridge? ca 1825 or 1840].
Date: 1840 - 1850 Ref: A-320-026 Description: Arms of the Baron de Thierry, self-proclaimed king of New Zealand. Shows a coat of arms flanked by Maori warriors with taiaha and musket. The coat of arms is...
Artist unknown :Neuseelaender. 4r Bd. [After Sydney Parkinson and Piron. ca 1800]
Date: 1800 - 1810 By: Parkinson, Sydney, 1745-1771; Piron, Jean, active 1791-1794 Ref: A-452-010 Description: Shows a scene depicting three Maori men at water's edge (or possibly two men and a woman). One of the men is standing and gestures toward the prow of a waka....