Ngati Tuwharetoa

Ngati Tuwharetoa carving from Wairakei terraces, Near Taupo, New Zraland

Sir Tumu Te Heuheu (Tuwharetoa Paramount Chief)

Sir Tumu Te Heuheu (Tuwharetoa Paramount Chief)

Ngati-Tuwharetoa veterans at Tokaanu, Lake Taupo, parading for peruperu (war-dance)

Ngati-Tuwharetoa veterans at Tokaanu, Lake Taupo, parading for peruperu (war-dance).

Maori Chief Te Heu Heu, New Zealand, 1900-1910s - bidStart (item 30843216 in Postcards... New Zealand)

Maori Chief Te Heu Heu, New Zealand, 1900-1910s - bidStart (item 30843216 in Postcards... New Zealand)

Ngāti Tuwharetoa performing the peruperu

War dance, 1934 Ngāti Tūwharetoa men perform the Peruperu, a war dance with weapons. At the right moment all the warriors would leap in the air in unison, which is an awesome sight designed to put fear into the enemy.

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Maori group outside a meeting house at Waipahihi. Includes * Te Rangi Tahau son - Te Ranginui Tahau (standing), and Kiriwera (to his right). Photograph taken by the Burton Brothers probably between 1888 and

Hirangi marae with Pihanga in the background

Hirangi marae with Pihanga in the background

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