Adkin album 18

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Circa 1935 to 1950
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PA1-f-005
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Maori place names and old historical sites of Horowhenua (Vol 3), images 335-535. Includes hand-drawn maps of the Horowhenua region including some which show location of archaeological artifacts found by various Horowhenua residents including J W Proctor, Mr & Mrs C W Dimock of Manakau, and D I and R J Law; drawings of Maori implements and weapons; and black and white photographs, some taken from paintings. First section shows Otukou Pa, near Lake Rotoaira, of the Turamakina hapu of Tuwharetoa iwi; diagrammatical drawings of relics from the various collections; copy of a painting of Te Rangihaeata and photograph of his headstone (gravestone on Paeroa Hill near Poroutawhao, on the Levin-Foxton Highway); notes and images relating to Godfrey Ramsbotham (image 354, p 8), including photographs of 2 paintings by Lindauer, of Ngarere (Maori chieftainess of Maungatautari), and Te Nakau (Maori chief); copy of the first known map of Whanganui, Manawatu rivers etc by James Wyld (1843) showing Maori-made channel for canoes, cut across the Tuwhakatupua loops of the Manawatu River to shorten the journey. Celebrations around the opening of the newly re-erected Raukawa meeting house at Otaki (11 Jan 1936), assisted by Bishop Herbert Williams; shows the meeting house, women weaving flax baskets for food, dried eels on racks (pataka-tuna), and preparation of the hangi for the celebration banquet. Views of the Kikopiri meeting house and members of the Roera family; carved poutokomanawa of the Tukorehe meeting house at Kuku, near Ohau; centenary of Rangiatea Maori Church with celebrations (18 March 1950); visit to the Bay of Plenty (8-13 December 1950).

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Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua
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Date: 1933 From: Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua Ref: PA1-f-005-01-2 Description: Quantity: 1 mss map in indian and coloured inks. Physical Description: 170 x 264 mm
Map of Ohau and Waikawa rivers, Horowhenua.
Date: 10 March 1935 From: Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua Ref: PA1-f-005-27 Description: Hand drawn map showing the former course of the Ohau River connecting with the Waikawa River. Also included are place names of the vicinity. Map drawn by G...
Dried eels on pataka-tuna, Raukawa marae, Otaki
Date: [14 March 1936] From: Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua Ref: PA1-f-005-386 Description: Mrs Henry, of Otaki, with eels drying on racks (pataka-tuna), at Raukawa marae during the opening ceremony of Raukawa meeting house. Photograph taken on 14 ...
Cooks with dried eels, Raukawa marae, Otaki
Date: [18 March 1950] From: Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua Ref: PA1-f-005-496 Description: Group of cooks with dried eels on a line at Raukawa marae, during the centenary celebrations for Rangiatea church. Photograph taken on 18 March 1950 by Georg...
Date: 14 Mar 1936 From: Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua Ref: PA1-f-005-379 Description: Older women performing the poi at the opening of the Ngati Raukawa meeting house in Otaki, 14 March, 1936. Leader: Kahurangi Te Ao. From left to right: unkno...
Carving on Raukawa meeting house, Otaki
Date: 1 January 1936 From: Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua Ref: PA1-f-005-374 Description: Photograph of a Maori carving in concrete on the base of the poutahu of Raukawa meeting house, Otaki, taken 1 January 1936 by George Leslie Adkin. Inscripti...
Raukawa meeting house, Otaki, shortly after being rebuilt
Date: 1 January 1936 From: Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua Ref: PA1-f-005-371 Description: Photograph of the newly re-erected Raukawa whare runanga (meeting house) at Otaki, taken on 1 January 1936 by George Leslie Adkin. Inscriptions: Album page ...
General view of Raukawa meeting house and marae after the official opening ceremony, Otaki
Date: 14 March 1936 From: Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua Ref: PA1-f-005-389 Description: Photograph of the crowd at Raukawa meeting house, Otaki, after the official opening ceremony, taken on 14 March 1936 by George Leslie Adkin. Inscriptions: A...
Carved support pole (pou tokomanawa) from the meeting house Tukorehe
Date: 21 November 1939 From: Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua Ref: PA1-f-005-470 Description: Carved interior support pole (pou tokomanawa) in the meeting house, Tukorehe, at Kuku near Ohau, Kapiti Coast, New Zealand. Photographed by George Leslie Ad...
Triangular adze from ancient native burial on Otororoa Ridge, Horowhenua dune-belt. Length 9 7/8 in; weight 3lb 1.5oz. The cutting edge is semicircular. 31 October 1937
From: Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua Ref: PA1-f-005-428