Story: Māori prophetic movements – ngā poropiti

Trial of Te Whiti

Trial of Te Whiti

This sketch shows Te Whiti (top left) and Tītokowaru in court in Wellington in 1886. The smaller sketches are of followers of Te Whiti, together with Inspector Pardy (centre). The scene outside the court (bottom) shows numbers of people awaiting the outcome of Te Whiti's trial.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: B-034-015
Lithograph by Walter Jefferson Leslie

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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How to cite this page:

Judith Binney, 'Māori prophetic movements – ngā poropiti - Te Whiti and Tohu – Parihaka', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/27729/trial-of-te-whiti (accessed 17 December 2017)

Story by Judith Binney, published 5 May 2011