Kumara (Plant)

Batatas edulis, Ipomoea batatas, Kumera, Kuumara, Sweet potatoes
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A Māori woman digging a crop of kumara [?], probably in the Ruatoria area
Date: 1980 From: Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs Ref: AW-2044 Description: All images show an older Māori woman digging in a patch of root crop, probably kumara, probably in the Ruatoria, Gisborne area. In frame 6 she has filled a b...
Date: 1843 From: Illustrated London news :Clippings related to New Zealand [ca 1842-1890] By: Heaphy, Charles, 1820-1881 Ref: E-106-f-047-1 Description: Shows ornately carved frontage of storehouse on two poles, with notched climbing pole for access. In left background sit a Maori man and women with cooking p...
Date: 1844 From: Illustrated London news :Clippings related to New Zealand [ca 1842-1890] By: Illustrated London news (Newspaper) Ref: E-106-f-050-1 Description: Two groups of Maori, one of men, and the other women and children, seated by a thatch-covered shelter or cooking house, eating corn or kumera. A domestic pig...
Date: 1957 - 1959 By: Post Office Savings Bank (N.Z.); C M Banks Ltd; Taylor, Ernest Mervyn, 1906-1964 Ref: Eph-D-MAORI-1958-01 Description: A single sheet calendar (with the calendar part removed) shows a montage of pictures by E Mervyn Taylor, of various scenes of Maori involved in cultivation o...
Date: 1990 - 2005 By: Bailey, Margaret Lockhart (Dr), 1945- Ref: Eph-D-BAGS-BAILEY-Vegetables Description: Includes: [Bag. Open this end. Danger: Keep away from small children. The film may cling to the face and prevent breathing] Countdown. Golden brushed potato...
Date: 1955 From: Various artists :New Zealand pictures [Wellington, A H & A W Reed, ca 1950] By: Clark, Russell Stuart Cedric, 1905-1966 Ref: B-023-013 Description: A Maori family removing and eating kumaras from a hangi. The scene is set in a pa In: New Zealand pictures. Set no 3. (Wellington, A H & A W Reed, 1955) Q...
Date: 7 May 1996 - 07 May 1996 From: Memories of the Kaipara oral history project : Part two By: Manukau, Mohi William, 1912-2008 Ref: OHInt-0633/3 Description: Mohi Manukau was born in 1912 between Ruawai and Matakohe. Talks about being a Ratana Apostle (Minister) and mentions that his grandfather Maurice Rogan buil...
Angas, George French, 1822-1886 :Whatas, or patukas. (Storehouses for food) / George French Angas [delt]; J. W. Giles [lith]. Plate 30. 1847.
Date: 1844 - 1847 From: Angas, George French 1822-1886 :The New Zealanders Illustrated. London, Thomas McLean, 1847. By: Giles, John West, 1801-1870 Ref: PUBL-0014-30 Description: Shows three different storehouses: 1. An ordinary patuka for holding seeds, at the small kainga or settlement of Te Pahe, on the Waiharikiriki River; with a...
Date: 1930 By: McDonald, James Ingram, 1865-1935 Ref: A-461-019 Description: Shows two Maori women collecting kumara at Tokaanu, near the shores of Lake Taupo. The woman on the right bends to collect the roots from the ground; the wom...
Date: 1892 By: Carver, Robert William Ind, 1838-1907; Carver, Robert, active 1940s Ref: A-164-012 Description: Shows garden of Thomas Bell. Man on left is probably Thomas Bell with his favourite cate. House in background behind fence. Plants include date palm on le...
Date: 1957 - 1958 From: [Turner, Dennis Knight], 1924-2011 :[Illustrations for Legends of Rotorua and the hot lakes. 1958?] Ref: A-060-059 Description: Shows Te Matua-tonga, a kumara god, a stone emblem of fertility on Mokoia Island, surrounded by a group of Maori men. One old man is about to touch the sacre...
Date: 1945-1948 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: PAColl-4161-01-128 Description: Multiple copies of official photographs; all contain captions. Series of photos taken during the celebrations to mark Princess Elizabeth's wedding in 1947 - ...
Date: 1960 From: Burland, John Colles, 1926- :Colour transparencies of Rarotonga, Aitutaki, Mangaia and Palmerston Island, 1960 By: Burland, John Colles, 1926-2015 Ref: PA12-0503 Description: Views on Rarotonga, including the cultivation of tomatoes, oranges and Kumara, the London Missionary Society churches at Avarua and Nikao, sporting activies...
Date: 21 November 1988 From: Te Reo Irirangi o Te Upoko o Te Ika: Sound recordings By: Matiu, Paraone, 1928-1996; Hakaraia, Horiana, active 1980s Ref: OHInt-0937-0067 Description: Information provided by donor reads: "Del Wihongi and Jerry Moana, interviewers Paraone Matiu and Horiana Hakaraia (Te Aupouri, Te Upoko radio staff). Discus...
Date: 1837 From: [Sainson, Louis Auguste de] b. 1801 :[Plates from Malerische Reise um die Welt] / Lohse sc. - [Leipzig ; Baumgartner, 1835, 1837] By: Sainson, Louis Auguste de, 1800- Ref: A-211-023 Description: A line of Maori working with grubbers to dig a field of kumara. Two Europeans and two Maori watch from the distant background. There is a food storage platfo...
Date: 1889 - 1890 - 1891 From: Various artists :[Proofs and related pictorial material for illustrations to John White's Ancient history of the Maori (Wellington, 1891)] 1832, 1890 Ref: A-274-039 Description: A reproduction of a photograph, showing an antique and worn stone carving of the Maori god Rongo Inscriptions: Recto - centre left - in pencil 'Can eyes and...
Date: 19 Jul 1966 From: Kapunga Te Matemoana (Koro) Dewes collection of sound recordings Ref: OHT5-1577 Description: Contents: (a) The Moa Hunter Phase (Continued from tape 137, RM 138) (b) Aspects of early Maori society (c) History of the Kumara Maori, Art: carving styles-...
Date: 1975 From: New Zealand. Post Office Savings Bank: [Series of posters on Maori art and life. 1975-1985?]. Ref: Eph-D-MAORI-POSB-1975-01 Description: Poster in green and brown print on white, shows ko (digging tool), ketu (trowel), timo (grubber), patupatu (club), kaheru (spade), rua (storage pits), and di...
Date: 1961 From: [Turner, Dennis Knight], 1924-2011 :[Illustrations for Myths and legends of Maoriland] [1961?] Ref: A-060-140 Description: Shows Rongo-maui reaching across Whanui [star-god] who was sitting with his back to the wall and his chin on his breast sleep, and taking kumara tubers from ...
Date: [1910s?-1930s?] From: Turnbull Library Pictures: Original photographic prints and postcards from the File Prints Collection Ref: PAColl-10563-174-87 Description: Taken by an unidentified photographer, showing a rural landscape view in the Nelson district. A wire fence is visible in the foreground, and behind depressio...