Story: King Country region

Whatiwhatihoe pā: inhabitants, 1885 (2nd of 2)

Whatiwhatihoe pā: inhabitants, 1885

An old man and a young girl pose for photographer Alfred Burton at King Tāwhiao's Whatiwhatihoe in 1885. Another girl stands drinking in the doorway of the nearest raupō (bulrush) whare. Burton took a number of photographs of the pā and its inhabitants during his visit to the region.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Burton Brothers Collection
Reference: PAColl-4751-07
Photograph by Burton Brothers

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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Kerryn Pollock, 'King Country region - Te Rohe Pōtae', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 July 2024)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, updated 1 Mar 2015