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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Date: 1946-1959 From: New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives By: Casbolt, Frederick Lennard, 1896-1987 Ref: PAColl-0785-1-181A Description: Photographs for publication in NZ Free Lance, 1946-1959 Wanganui Collegiate sports day (names of spectators on verso), undated; South Canterbury hunt pack wi...
Date: 1871 From: Illustrated London news :Clippings related to New Zealand [ca 1842-1890] By: Harper's weekly (Periodical); Purcell, E (Mr), active 1975; Robley, Horatio Gordon, 1840-1930 Ref: E-106-f-045 Description: Shows two carved Maori waka, full of paddlers, two men in each canoe standing to encourage their teammates. In the background are two cliff headlands each wi...
Date: [1895-1899] By: Edwards, Charles Thomas, active 1890s Ref: PA1-f-020 Description: Photograph album containing photographs of South Island scenes, taken ca 1897 by C T Edwards. Album includes views of Melbourne and Sydney; a large number in...
Date: 1972 Ref: Eph-C-MAORI-Waka-1973-01 Description: An arrangement of text in a horizontal banner poster. The waka, accompanied by Taheretikitiki, was to go "from the banks of the Waikato River between Welling...
Willis, Archibald Duddington (Firm) :The old story! In love as in war, the youthful Maori thinks it fair to requisition a convenient war canoe to further the purpose of gentle conquest. A D Willis, lithographer, Wanganui, N.Z. [ca 1890s]
Date: 1890 - 1900 From: [Ephemera relating to Maori. 1800s] By: Archibald Dudingston Willis (Firm) Ref: Eph-A-MAORI-1890s-01 Description: Shows a young Maori man and woman in a waka with a high carved stern, in a lake with bullrushes in the foreground. Date not known; estimated from the dates ...
Gentleman's Magazine :Fig. 1 [A war canoe of New Zealand, by Sydney Parkinson]; Fig. 2 [Breadfruit]; Fig. 3. CR XII, Obs Newark 1645. Gent Mag, Sep 1773.
Date: 1645 - 1769 - 1773 By: Parkinson, Sydney, 1745-1771; Gentleman's magazine, and historical chronicle Ref: A-436-011 Description: Maori war canoe with elaborately carved prow and stern, three standing figures, one seated and eighteen rowers. Above the canoe at left is a copy of a seal r...
Maori war canoes racing on the river, Waikato
Date: 1938 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-12566-G Description: Photograph taken by Leo White. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Glass negative, 3.25 x 4.25 inches
Three waka taua on the Waikato River [Royal visit?]
Date: Oct 1947 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-09625-G Description: Photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Information sourced from annotated file prints at PAColl-10010-034. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical De...
Maori canoes on Waipa River, Waikato
Date: 1948 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-12412-G Description: Photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Glass negative, 3.25 x 4.25 inches
[Angas, George French] 1822-1886 :Pitau - or war canoe [1844]
Date: 1844 From: [Angas, George French] 1822-1886 :[Sketchbook 1844] By: Angas, George French, 1822-1886 Ref: A-020-012 Description: The various features are named: Prow on top canoe = "te waka"; pole is "te toko"; middle canoe = "tete" [lit. javelin or spear]; paddle = '"te hoe"; lower ca...
Auckland War Memorial Museum
Date: 1971 From: Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs Ref: AW-0485 Description: Scenes at the Auckland War Memorial Museum in the Domain, Auckland, in 1971. Nine negative frames show people sitting on the steps outside the museum, includ...
Date: Jul 1911 From: Donne, Thomas Edward, 1860-1945 : Papers Ref: qMS-0621-016 Description: Newspaper cutting is image of waka on the river Thames with spectators on the riverbank. Includes caption: 'A novelty at the great english regatta at Henley:...
Date: 1880 - 1900 From: Robley, Horatio Gordon 1840-1930 :[A Maori man and the prow of a war canoe. ca 1900] By: Robley, Horatio Gordon, 1840-1930 Ref: E-280-010-2 Description: Shows a Maori man (Te Kuha) in the foreground and behind him near the shore line is the prow of a war canoe. Photograph of another version; published in "Mo...
Scenes at Te Tii Waitangi Marae, showing waka taua Ngātokimatawhaorua
Date: 1981 From: Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs Ref: AW-2340 Description: All images taken in the harbour near Te Tii Waitangi Marae. They show paddlers in the waka taua Ngātokimatawhaorua, wearing korowai-like garments around thei...
Date: 1967 From: Smith, Joan, 1911-1989 :[Greeting cards depicting Polynesian subjects. Wellington? ca 1967?] By: Angas, George French, 1822-1886 Ref: E-279-q-042 Description: Design by Joan Smith showing a [Maori] war canoe (derived from Angas?). On verso a map showing route taken to New Zealand from Ra'iatea in the Society Island...
Date: 9 Dec 1989 From: Te Reo Irirangi o Te Upoko o Te Ika: Sound recordings By: Kingi, Henare Whitu, active 1989-1990; Busby, Hekenukumai Puhipi, 1932-2019; Luke, Richard, 1929-1997; Tahu, John, active 1998 Ref: OHInt-0937-0494 Description: Interviewer Henare Kingi (Ngā Puhi) talks to John Tahu, Hector (Hec) Busby (Te Rarawa, Ngāti Kahu), and Richie Luke (Te Āti Awa) about the two waka, 'Te Rauk...
Parkinson, Sydney, 1745-1771 :A war canoe of New Zealand, with a view of Gable End Foreland [ca April 1770]. Plate 16 [1773]
Date: 1770 - 1773 From: Hawkesworth, John, 1715?-1773 :An account of the voyages undertaken by the order of His present Majesty for making discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, and successfully performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret and Captain Cook, in the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavour... Dublin, Leathley [and 19 others], 1773. By: Parkinson, Sydney, 1745-1771 Ref: PUBL-0095-3-463 Description: Shows a carved waka seating some 30 men, with a high decorated end towards the right, and Gable End Foreland in the background. Note that some copies from t...
Date: 1865 - 1900 By: Robley, Horatio Gordon, 1840-1930; Webster, Kenneth Athol, 1906-1967 Ref: E-280-042 Description: Similar images at E-280-010 91-3), E-280-025, E-280-042 (1-4) Other Titles - Te Kuka Inscriptions: Verso - Never to be seen again. A carved chief and sea g...
New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs Centennial Publications Branch :[Map of North Island] showing Maori society as @ 1840 and principal battles 1800-1840. [ms map]
Date: 1800 - 1840 From: New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs Centennial Publications Branch :Maps from Historical Atlas Ref: MapColl-CHA-2/4/3-Acc.36918 Description: Identifies main names and principal battles 1800-1840. Also shows canoe areas. Includes: Ngati Toa, Raukawa, Ngati Apa, Maniapoto Tuwharetoa, Te Arawa, Ngat...
Beattie & Sanderson :The Premier's visit to Huntly on board the war canoe Tahere o Tikitiki, bound for Waahi settlement
Date: Apr 1898 By: Beattie & Sanderson (Firm) Ref: PA7-01-40 Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).