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.
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