Story: Te Tau Ihu tribes

Whaler’s view of Māori (3rd of 3)

Whaler’s view of Māori

This detail from the scrimshaw shows a chief with a full moko and wearing a traditional cloak.

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National Library of Australia, Rex Nan Kivell Collection
Reference: NK827

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Hilary Mitchell and John Mitchell, 'Te Tau Ihu tribes - Coming of the Pākehā', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 November 2022)

Story by Hilary Mitchell and John Mitchell, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017