Maori sites about the mouth of the Waikanae River

Maori sites about the mouth of the Waikanae River
Date
1932
Ref
PA1-f-009-44
Description

Photographs by George Leslie Adkin.

Top left photograph (PA1-f-009-44-272) The Waikanae River, so called by the tohunga, Hau. The name is said to refer to "glancing eyes" (kanae - to stare wildly). Photographed on the 24th of July 1932.

Top right photograph (PA1-f-009-44-273) The mouth of the Waikanae River,and Kapiti Island showing the site of the former Kuititanga Pa. Photographed on the 24th of July 1932

Centre left photograph (PA1-f-009-44-274) Arapawaiti, on the south bank of the Waikanae River. The old hotel of coaching days can be seen. Photographed on the 24th of July 1932.

Centre photograph (PA1-f-009-44-275) The kauri tree on the site of the late Wi Parata's Pa, Tukurakau, at Waikanae. Photographed on the 24th of July 1932.

Bottom left photograph (PA1-f-009-44-277) Midden No.4 on the Horowhenua dune belt. Photographed on the 11th of September 1932.

Centre right photograph (PA1-f-009-44-276) Model of a Kaka, the old time scoop net on a long handle, used to collect the kakahi shell fish in Lake Horowhenua. Photographed on the 9th of August 1932

Bottom right photograph (PA1-f-009-44-278) Typical cluster of old broken Hangi stones so frequently seen on the broken dunes of the Horowhenua aeolian belt. Photographed on the 11 th of September 1932.

Quantity: 7 b&w original photographic print(s).

Physical Description: Silver gelatin prints

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Part of
Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua / Adkin album 27
Format
7 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Silver gelatin prints
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Maori sites about the mouth of the Waikanae River. Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua. Ref: PA1-f-009-44. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22715039

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Mouth of the Waikanae River, Kapiti Coast
Date: 24 Jul 1932 From: Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua Ref: PA1-f-009-273 Description: Mouth of the Waikanae River, Kapiti Coast. Kapiti Island in background. Photograph taken by Leslie Adkin 24 July 1932. Source of descriptive information - P...
Waikanae River, Kapiti Coast
Date: 24 Jul 1932 From: Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua Ref: PA1-f-009-272 Description: Waikanae River, Kapiti Coast. Photograph taken by Leslie Adkin 24 July 1932. Source of descriptive information - Photographer's caption in album. Inscripti...