Story: Whanganui places

Men and children at Pūtiki pā

Men and children at Pūtiki pā

Māori men, girls and boys gather in front of a traditionally-carved pātaka (storehouse) at Pūtiki , in the 1910s or 1920s.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Tesla Studios Collection (PAColl-3046)
Reference: 1/1-017316;G
Photograph by Frank J. Denton

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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Diana Beaglehole, 'Whanganui places - In and around Whanganui', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 November 2023)

Story by Diana Beaglehole, updated 15 Jun 2015