Te Aro Pā

A pā established circa 1820s in Wellington. Situated east of Waimaipihi Stream, and covering a site which is approximate to Te Aro Park, Wellington City. Occupied by Ngāti Ruanui people in the eastern end, and Taranaki people at the western end. By 1870, the pā had been subdivided and sold to British settlers.

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Date: [1954-1955] From: Adkin, George Leslie, 1888-1964 : Ethnological notebooks Ref: MS-Papers-6061-28 Description: Contents comprise notes on adzes found at Ohau Bay (Wellington); Waikanae, McCrae's Flat (Central Otago), Dargaville and Horowhenua; a greenstone spike 12" i...
Date: 1877 - 1890 By: Spreat, William Walter James, 1841?-1893; New Zealand. General Survey Office Ref: MapColl-832.4799gbbd/A/[ca.1880]/Acc.23571 Description: Cadastral map showing numbered sections, some with acreages, between the high tide mark and Manners Street and Courteney Place, adjacent to Taranaki Place. S...
Date: 1852 By: Norman, Edmund, 1820-1875; Ralph, Thomas Shearman (Dr), 1813-1891 Ref: A-215-018 Description: View from Te Aro Flat, probably from the bottom of Mount Victoria, looking towards Wellington. A small hut at the water's edge nearby, swampy ground and the ...
Nattrass, Luke, 1804-1875: City of Wellington, New Zealand. 1841. [W. Richardson lithographer from a sketch by L. Nattrass. 2nd edition]. Wellington, McKee & Gamble [ca 1890]
Date: 1841 - 1890 - 1900 By: Nattrass, Luke, 1804-1875; Richardson, William, active 1842-1877; McKee & Gamble (Firm) Ref: C-029-004 Description: Panoramic view from the sea of Wellington a year after settlement by Pakeha, showing named houses, businesses, pa and ships, drawn from on board the ship Lon...
Date: 1844 - 1890 - 1891 From: Various artists :[Proofs and related pictorial material for illustrations to John White's Ancient history of the Maori (Wellington, 1891)] 1832, 1890 By: Angas, George French, 1822-1886; Kirkwood, Henry William, 1854-1925 Ref: A-274-052 Description: A seated Maori woman (Te Wai) to the left of a standing Maori woman (Rakapa Kahoki). Behind the women is part of the palisades of Te Aro Pa with part of Well...
Date: 1841 - 1890 - 1900 From: Nattrass, Luke, 1804-1875: City of Wellington, New Zealand. 1841. [W. Richardson lithographer from a sketch by L. Nattrass. 2nd edition]. Wellington, McKee & Gamble [ca 1890] Ref: C-029-004-1-1 Description: View from the sea of Te Aro, with the Pa, the barque Lady Nugent, Barney Rhodes' store and wharf, the house of Captain Daniell, Ridgway Guyton and Earp's sto...
Date: Aug 1863 From: Mantell family : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0083-221 Description: Contains correspondence with news and rumours about the activities and plans of Wairarapa, Wellington and Horowhenua Maori affilliated to the Kingitanga, dur...
Barraud, Charles Decimus 1822-1897 :[Wellington from Brooklyn, 1852]
Date: 1852 By: Barraud, Charles Decimus, 1822-1897 Ref: C-007-011 Description: View from the lower slopes between Brooklyn and Mount Cook, with cows, a herdsman and his dog on the road in the foreground. On the right lie the swamps of T...
Date: 1845 - 1975 By: Wallace, John, 1788-1880; Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust Ref: C-028-048-b Description: Sandy beach in the foreground with Maori and Pakeha standing singly and in groups, (including a man on the right identified as "Robinson"), a sea-chest, a sm...
Date: 1851 By: Pearse, John, 1808-1882; Ralph, Thomas Shearman (Dr), 1813-1891 Ref: MapColl-832.4799a/A/1851/Acc.17027 Description: Map of central Wellington, from Tinakori Road, Thorndon, southwards to Brougham Street, Mount Victoria, showing proposed reclamation of land on the harbour s...
[White, Frederick John], fl 1837-1848 :Constitution Hill, Wellington, 1848.
Date: 1848 From: Collinson, Thomas Bernard 1822-1902 :Seven years service on the borders of the Pacific Ocean, 1843-1850 By: White, Frederick John, active 1837-1848 Ref: A-292-072 Description: A view of Wellington, looking up The Terrace, with gardens, fences and houses, two people walking up the road, the harbour on the left and Mt Cook and part o...
Date: 1841 - 1890 - 1900 By: Nattrass, Luke, 1804-1875; Richardson, William, active 1842-1877; McKee & Gamble (Firm) Ref: G-613 Description: Left-hand side of a three-part panoramic view from the sea of Wellington a year after settlement by Pakeha, drawn from on board the ship London. Shows Te Aro...
Brees, Samuel Charles 1810-1865 :The Exchange, Wellington. / Drawn by S C Brees. [Engraved by Henry Melville. London, 1847]. [No] 43, Plate 14.
Date: 1842 - 1847 From: Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810-1865 :Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand. London, John Williams and Co., Library of Arts, 141, Strand, 1847. By: Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810?-1865; Melville, Henry, 1792-1870 Ref: PUBL-0020-14-3 Description: Shows the Exchange, Reading Room and Town Hall building on the waterfront in Te Aro, with Ridgway's Wharf running out of the picture to the left. In the dist...
Date: 1848 From: Statutory Branch. Head Office. Department of Lands and Survey :[Aperture cards of] maps and plans By: New Zealand. Department of Lands and Survey; Fitzgerald, Thomas Henry, 1824-1888 Ref: MapColl-L&S-WT3 Description: Cadastral map of Wellington city with numbered sections, street names and notable features. Shows land reserved for Maori including Te Aro Pa; Maori cultivat...
Date: 1841 - 1843 From: Illustrated London news :Clippings related to New Zealand [ca 1842-1890] By: Heaphy, Charles, 1820-1881 Ref: E-106-f-047-3 Description: View from Clay Point hill above the junction of modern Willis St and Lambton Quay. The beach in the foreground is lower Willis Street, while upper Willis Str...
Date: 1841 - 1890 - 1900 By: Nattrass, Luke, 1804-1875; Richardson, William, active 1842-1877; McKee & Gamble (Firm); New Zealand Press Agency; Squires, Francis Westbrooke, 1908-2002 Ref: G-822-2 Description: A panoramic view from the sea of Wellington a year after settlement by Pakeha, showing named houses, businesses, pa and ships, drawn from on board the ship L...
Norman, Edmund, 1820-1875 :[Wellington, 1852. T. S. Ralph del after Edmund Norman. Wellington, 1852]
Date: 1852 From: Pearse, John, 1808-1882: [Album. 1851-1856] By: Ralph, Thomas Shearman (Dr), 1813-1891; Norman, Edmund, 1820-1875 Ref: E-455-f-030-1 Description: Shows a view of Wellington Harbour with sailing ships in port, as seen from the east side of the harbour, looking towards Lambton Quay. Clay Point is marked ...
[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :The beach at Te Aro [Engraved by Henry Melville] drawn by S C Brees. [1847]
Date: 1842 - 1847 From: Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810-1865 :Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand. Plate 21. No. 62. The Scotch Kirk, Wellington; No. 63 Messrs Clifford's & Vavasour's clearing (Skipwith's) Parerua Bush. ; No. 64. The beach at Te Aro. Drawn by S C Brees. Engraved by Henry Melville. [London, 1847] By: Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810?-1865 Ref: A-109-037 Description: View looking along the beach from the Te Aro Pa area (modern Taranaki St/Manners St intersection) with Maori canoes in the foreground, towards Clay Point, s...
Date: 1852 From: Pearse, John, 1808-1882: [Album. 1851-1856] By: Ralph, Thomas Shearman (Dr), 1813-1891; Norman, Edmund, 1820-1875 Ref: E-455-f-030-1-1 Description: Key, listing the numbered features: Te Aro Pah, Thormium [phormium] tenax vulgarly called flax, Wellington Terrace, Noah's Ark or Plimmer's Wharf, Tinakori ...
Date: 1842 - 1847 From: Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810-1865 :Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand. London, John Williams and Co., Library of Arts, 141, Strand, 1847. Ref: B-049-062/064 Description: Views of Wellington between 1842 and 1845. The top view shows the Rev. John MacFarlane's first St Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Lambton Quay, looking south...