Powhiri for Governor Sir William Jervois, Lady Jervois, and party, at Kawhia, by chiefs of Ngati Hikairo, and Tetahi Rahi and Tiki Taimana
- 14 Mar 1884
Powhiri (official welcoming ceremony) for Governor Sir William Jervois, Lady Jervois, and party (Miss A Jervois, Reverend W Jervois, Miss A Richmond, and Major C V Eccles) at Omiti, a Ngati Pare kainga, on Kawhia Harbour, by chiefs of Ngati Hikairo, Hone Te One, Te Huki (Hone Wetere), Pikia Haurua, Tiki Taimana (Rihare Tauwhare), and Tetahi Rahi (or Te Tihirahi) of Ngati Haua. Shows a scene outside the homestead of Te Huki or Hone Wetere at Omiti, where a group of Maori are seated under the verandah. On the left, Maori chief Te Huki (Hone Wetere) holds a taiaha. The Governor, and his group, are on the right. Hone Te One is seated on the verandah to the back. Photograph taken Friday, 14 March 1884, by William Williams.
Source of descriptive information - Notes on file print, including a transcription from the NZ Herald 17.3.1884, page 5. Further information identifying location, persons and event supplied by Ngati Hikairo.
Relationship complexity - Other photographs taken at the same occasion can be seen at 1/2-025752 and 1/2-025749
The guests arrived on the S S Hinemoa at 4pm and left at 6pm. At this time, the Government was ngotiating with five tribes, Ngati Hikairo, Ngati Maniapoto, Ngati Raukawa, Ngati Tuwharetoa and Whanganui, regarding the Rohe Potae Pact.
Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Physical Description: Dry plate glass negative
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- Williams, Edgar Richard, 1891-1983: Negatives, lantern slides, stereographs, colour transparencies, monochrome prints, photographic ephemera
- 1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Dry plate glass negative, Orientation: Horizontal image
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