Pūtiki pā was slightly downstream and across the river from the Whanganui settlement. Its people had close economic links with the town, and a protective attitude towards it. In this romanticised image, artist John Gilfillan captures the economic exchanges and human interaction of daily life in the pā.
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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.