Tohunga

Maori priests, Priests, Maori

A student of the source and a master of impeccable skill and talent who has the ability to perform specific incantations and rites correctly and to teach others.

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Date: [1800-1987] From: Stratford, Peter : Epsom Trust collection Ref: MS-Papers-11750-36 Description: Printed matter relating to research on Maori warfare including articles about Hongi Hika and The Treaty of Waitangi. Also typescript draft of Maori Warfare b...
Date: 1958 to June 1959 By: Kiwi Colour Slides; Hatwell, Neville, 1918?-1969 Ref: PA12-8800 Description: Transparency slides of Mr E G Williams' (Edmund Gardner Williams') travel in New Zealand between 1958 and 1959, and his return voyage to England aboard the ...
Date: [1867-1900] From: Cowan, James, 1870-1943 : Papers Ref: MSX-9031 Description: Notebook containing research notes relating to Maori history (particularly food-gathering practices) from around the Taupo area. It seems that Cowan has used...
Date: 1860-1935 From: Cowan, James, 1870-1943 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-11310-01 Description: Contains handwritten notes and drafts, and typescript drafts and clippings relating to Cowan's book Hero stories of New Zealand, published by Harry H Tombs ...
Date: [1950-1970s?] Ref: 77-014-6/03 Description: Papers including correspondence, typescripts, research notes, waiata and ephemera. Includes typescripts of articles on tapu and the whare wananga. Includes a...
Date: 1929 From: Cowan family: Collection Ref: MS-Papers-11946-189 Description: Typescript draft for a chapter in 'The Maori, yesterday and today' publication titled 'The Pao-miere: A King Country cult to combat makutu' including 'He kar...
Date: 5 May 2098 From: Dominion post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers Ref: EP/1986/2098-F Description: Group of Maori women who created the huge cloak in the Karanga Karanga exhibition at the Wellington City Art Gallery. Tohunga and Ringatu minister, Maaka Jo...
Polack, Joel Samuel, 1807-1882 :Te Wainga, priest of Araitehuru, the presiding Deity of the entrance of the River Hokianga. [1840]
Date: 1840 By: Polack, Joel Samuel, 1807-1882 Ref: PUBL-0064-1-252 Description: Shows a head and shoulders portrait of a Maori man with white hair, moustache and beard, wearing a woven cloak with geometric band, and a long bone earring. ...
Date: [ca 1900s-1910s] Ref: PAColl-9711 Description: Photographs relating to the Duff family and Ngati Tuwharetoa, comprising: Photographs of a Ngati Tuwharetoa tohunga and his wife, taken by Oldham, The Marton...
Date: 1965 - 1967 By: Lindauer, Gottfried, 1839-1926 Ref: E-279-q-041 Description: Shows the tohunga being fed by young Maori girl Descriptive notes inside card From an original oil painting in Auckland Art Gallery Quantity: 1 colour ph...