Story: Ngā Rauru Kītahi

Prisoners from Waitōtara, 1866

Prisoners from Waitōtara, 1866

This group of Māori, photographed in 1866 on board a prison hulk in Wellington Harbour, are said to have been captured at Weraroa at Waitōtara.

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Taituha Kīngi, 'Ngā Rauru Kītahi - European settlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/1395/prisoners-from-waitotara-1866 (accessed 18 September 2019)

Story by Taituha Kīngi, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 3 Mar 2017