Waka taua

Maori - War canoes, Pinaku, Tararo, Waka pitau, Waka toiera, Waka whakarei

Richly carved large waka/canoes traditionally used by war parties ; ceremonial usage since early nineteenth century.

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War canoe Taheretikitiki, Waikato River
Date: 4 Apr 1898 From: Cowan, James, 1870-1943 :Collection of photographs Ref: PAColl-3033-1-31 Description: War canoe Taheretikitiki on the Waikato River, conveying a party and guests from Huntly to Wahi, 4 April 1898. The smaller canoe holds King Mahuta's Maori b...
Date: [1905-1938?] From: McDonnell, Alexander Francis, 1866-1938 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0151-26-03 Description: Quantity: 1 leaf (1 page). Physical Description: Ms
Date: 6 Feb 1963 Ref: PA12-10668 Description: Colour slide photographs taken by John Reinder Fijn of the visit of Queen Elizabeth II to Waitangi, 6 Feb 1963. Contains images of the Queen Elizabeth greeti...
Date: 1954 By: Qantas Airways Ltd Ref: Eph-D-AVIATION-Qantas-1954-01 Description: Poster promoting tourist flights to New Zealand, shows a Maori man in traditional costume paddling a war canoe with high carved stern. In the background is a...
Date: 1870 - 1880 Ref: E-402-f-001 Description: Photograph of a male Maori, with tattooed face, beside a war canoe Inscriptions: Recto - beneath image - title Quantity: 1 photograph(s) on postcard. Phys...
Sainson, Louis Auguste de, b 1800 :1. Flotte de guerre a la Nouvelle-Zelande / Nargeon [sculp]; 2. Vue de la Baie-des-Iles / Narjeon [sculp]. de Sainson del. Voyage [pittoresque autour du monde. Paris. 1836]
Date: 1826 - 1836 - 1829 By: Nargeot, Jean Denis, 1795-1865 Ref: A-433-020 Description: Top image shows a fleet of some eighteen war canoes full of men, of a hilly coastline. The lower image shows a general view of a bay with a waka in the harbo...
Photograph of a Maori war canoe (waka taua)
Date: [ca 1908] From: Parliamentary Library: Photograph albums Ref: PA1-f-179-80-4 Description: A Maori war canoe (waka taua) on a lake or river. Photograph taken by Thomas Pringle about 1908. Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s). Physical ...
Grand parade of waka taua (Maori war canoes) at Ngaruawahia Regatta
Date: [Date unknown] Ref: PAColl-6304-25 Description: Grand parade of waka taua (Maori war canoes) at Ngaruawahia Regatta, date and photographer unknown. Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s). Physica...
Date: 1871 By: Durand, Godefroy, 1832-; Harral, Horace, active 1862-1876; Graphic (London, England) Ref: A-466-004 Description: Shows two carved Maori waka, full of paddlers, three men in each canoe standing to encourage their teammates. The front men standing hold weapons; the middle...
Date: 1947 - 1955 By: Micromodels Ltd Ref: Eph-A-MAORI-1950-05 Description: Slip case is intended to be slit open to give access to the instructions for constructing the miniature canoe from light card. There are six instruction card...