Kōrero: Ngā pakanga o Aotearoa

Te puni o Ōmata

Te puni o Ōmata

Ka tāngia tēnei pikitia o te puni wawao o Ōmata ētahi tau i muri i te tīmatanga o te pakanga i Taranaki. Kāore noa iho e tawhiti te puni nei i te tāone tonu o Nū Paremata, ā, ko tōna take he wawao i ngā whānau Pākehā tauhou o te takiwā. I te Māehe o 1860 ka whakatata haere a Ngāti Ruanui ki Nū Paremata ā, ka hangā te pā o Kaipopo, ki runga ake i te puni wawao. Kātahi ka tuku a Rūtene Kānara Charles Gold i te ope tānga hei whakatū i te pā me te whakaeke i te pā o ngā Māori. I te tauītanga o ngā Māori ka hopukina te pā.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Reference: 1985-0011-2
Watercolour by Henry Rawson

Permission of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Danny Keenan, 'Ngā pakanga o Aotearoa - Te riri ki te raki o Taranaki, 1860 - 1861', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/36910/te-puni-o-omata (accessed 8 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Danny Keenan, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012, reviewed & revised 8 Feb 2017