Story: Tauranga Moana

Sketches of Gate Pā fortifications (2nd of 2)

Sketches of Gate Pā fortifications

After the battle of Gate Pā Horatio Robley made these sketches of the trenches, details of the fence and the flag, and a portrait of Pene Taka Tuaia, the engineer of the fortifications.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: B-077-027
Ink drawing by Horatio Gordon Robley

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How to cite this page:

Te Awanuiārangi Black, 'Tauranga Moana - From Gate Pā to the present', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/3866/sketches-of-gate-pa-fortifications (accessed 28 November 2021)

Story by Te Awanuiārangi Black, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017