This 1847 painting by George French Angas shows Pōtatau Te Wherowhero about 10 years before he became the first Māori king. He sits at left, wrapped in a flax cloak, together with two other Waikato chiefs – Te Waru (Ngāti Apakura) and Te Pakaru (Ngāti Maniapoto). All three wear full-face moko.
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