Photograph of Major Ropata Wahawaha
- ca 1894
Copy negative of a photograph of Major Ropata Wahawaha, who became a member of the Legislative Council in 1894. Original photographed by an unknown photographer about 1894.
Ngati Porou leader, soldier, farmer, politician and assessor. Died at Gisborne on the 1st of July 1897. Given name was Rapata, but later often known as Ropata as this is how his name sounded when spoken by Scotsman Donald McLean. Ropata preferred the new pronunciation as it did not recall his childhood slavery
Quantity: 1 b&w copy negative(s).
- Access restrictions
- Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
- Part of
- General Assembly Library :Parliamentary portraits
- 1 b&w copy negative(s), Photographs, Portraits
Click to request to view this item, access digital version (if available), and see more information.
Purchasing this Item
This item is available as a high resolution download. A request to buy an image can take up to 10 working days to approve. It will depend on copyright and how the image is going to be used.
If this item has multiple pages, or is several items attached to a single record, you can use this form to order your copy.
Using this Item
You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission, please ask us for advice. If reproducing this item, please maintain the integrity of the image (i.e. don't crop, recolour or overprint it), and ensure the following credit accompanies it:Photograph of Major Ropata Wahawaha. General Assembly Library :Parliamentary portraits. Ref: 35mm-00129-A-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/23011878