Story: Māori clothing and adornment – kākahu Māori

Maggie Papakura wearing kahu huruhuru, around 1909

Maggie Papakura wearing kahu huruhuru, around 1909

In this photo, Mākereti (Maggie) Papakura is wearing her kahu huruhuru (feather cloak). It shows her in the meeting house Tūhoromatakaka at Whakarewarewa, Rotorua, around 1909.

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Reference: 1998.277.99

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Awhina Tamarapa and Patricia Wallace, 'Māori clothing and adornment – kākahu Māori - Ngā pueru – prestige garments', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/40997/maggie-papakura-wearing-kahu-huruhuru-around-1909 (accessed 17 July 2020)

Story by Awhina Tamarapa and Patricia Wallace, published 5 Sep 2013