Story: King Country region

Whatiwhatihoe pā: landscape, 1884 (1st of 2)

Whatiwhatihoe pā: landscape, 1884

During his exile in Te Rohe Pōtae, King Tāwhiao lived in a number of places. After his peace agreement with the government in 1881 he spent time at Whatiwhatihoe, underneath Mt Pirongia. This is the in 1884. Cultivated fields are visible in the foreground and near the waterway at left.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, E. R. Williams Collection
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Photograph by William Williams

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Kerryn Pollock, 'King Country region - Te Rohe Pōtae', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 June 2024)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, updated 1 Mar 2015