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 was made with the government in 1881 he spent time at Whatiwhatihoe, at the foot of Mt Pirongia. This is the in 1884. Cultivated fields are visible in the foreground and near the waterway to the 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 22 October 2019)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, updated 30 Mar 2015