Story: Māori prophetic movements – ngā poropiti

Parihaka management committee

Parihaka management committee

The committee of management of Parihaka pose for the camera in the 1880s. The men sport raukura, albatross feathers, which symbolise peace. Parihaka is renowned for its passive resistance against the settler government.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, W. A. Collis Collection
Reference: 10x8-1752-G
Photograph by W. A. Collis

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Judith Binney, 'Māori prophetic movements – ngā poropiti - Te Whiti and Tohu – Parihaka', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 December 2023)

Story by Judith Binney, published 5 May 2011