Story: Tuai

Waka, 1818

Waka, 1818

Tuai drew this detailed drawing of a large waka taua (war canoe) in London in early 1818, while he was suffering from a lung complaint.

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Auckland City Libraries – Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Reference: 799-GNZMMS-147-4

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How to cite this page:

Alison Jones. 'Tuai', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2018. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 August 2022)