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Portraits of Haami te Hau Nuhaka, Ihaka Whaanga and two unidentified Maori men   Individual portraits of Haami te Hau Nuhaka, Ihaka Whaanga and two unidentified Maori men. Taken by an unknown photographer circa 1876.

Portraits of Haami te Hau Nuhaka, Ihaka Whaanga and two unidentified Maori men Individual portraits of Haami te Hau Nuhaka, Ihaka Whaanga and two unidentified Maori men. Taken by an unknown photographer circa 1876.

Ihaka Whaanga - Kakahu inside out and upside down, because of the Pākeha preference to see taniko. Cracks me up now whenever I see Māori at graduation wearing their kākau like this.

Ihaka Whaanga - Kakahu inside out and upside down, because of the Pākeha preference to see taniko. Cracks me up now whenever I see Māori at graduation wearing their kākau like this.

Brightwater (Nuhaka) A smooth, blue-grey beach pebble/stone with a touch of brown which we consider to be the best blue grey pebble/stone available. http://www.pebblepushers.co.nz/pebblesandstones.html  Pebbles are well washed before delivery. Available pebble and stone sizes:  3-8, 14-22, 22-70,8-14, 22-40, 40-70, 70-90, 70-140, 140-250, 250+

Brightwater (Nuhaka) A smooth, blue-grey beach pebble/stone with a touch of brown which we consider to be the best blue grey pebble/stone available. http://www.pebblepushers.co.nz/pebblesandstones.html Pebbles are well washed before delivery. Available pebble and stone sizes: 3-8, 14-22, 22-70,8-14, 22-40, 40-70, 70-90, 70-140, 140-250, 250+

Opoutama Beach (Between Mahia  Nuhaka) - East Coast, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand

Opoutama Beach (Between Mahia Nuhaka) - East Coast, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand

Nuhaka, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, 2012, photograph by Russell Street.

Nuhaka, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, 2012, photograph by Russell Street.

Nuhaka's

Nuhaka's

Pine Taiapa. Master carver from Tikitiki, East Coast, New Zealand.

Pine Taiapa. Master carver from Tikitiki, East Coast, New Zealand.

Memorial gravestone to Ihaka Whaanga [ca 1880s] who died 14th December 1875 at Mahia. Photographer unknown.

Memorial gravestone to Ihaka Whaanga [ca 1880s] who died 14th December 1875 at Mahia. Photographer unknown.

Matenga Tukareaho, [ca 1870] Head and shoulders portrait of Matenga Tukareaho of Nuhaka. He has a full facial moko and wears a tag cloak. Photograph taken by Samuel Carnell.

Matenga Tukareaho, [ca 1870] Head and shoulders portrait of Matenga Tukareaho of Nuhaka. He has a full facial moko and wears a tag cloak. Photograph taken by Samuel Carnell.