On loan from Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology D1914.56
On loan from Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology D1914.60
On loan from Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, D1914.58
On loan from Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, D1914.57
On loan from Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, D1914.59
Te Pou o Hinematioro
Kōauau flute Paepae hamuti latrine Turuturu weaving peg Waka huia treasure box
Pākē rain cape
Tīheru/Tata bailer Matau fishhook
Pouwhenua weapon Tewhatewha weapon Taiaha weapon
Tātua belt Heru Comb Rei-puta whale-tooth necklace Aurei cloak pin Poro-toroa Albatross toggle Kapeu ear pendant
Mētara Koroneihana a Hōri III George III Coronation medalet
Hamuera by Erena Koopu, 2018 Acrylic and graphite on canvas, 710mm diameter This work by Erena Koopu was part of the exhibition Hei ō Mō Apanui | Iwi Sustenance held at Tairāwhiti Museum in 2018 and purchased by the Friends of Tairāwhiti Museum for the collection. He waiata a ringa (an action song) Performed by Te Kapa Haka o Te Whānau a Apanui at Te Matatini in the year 2005 in Palmerston North. Nō te tau 2004 ka whakaturehia e te kāwanatanga te pire takutai moana, e riro ai te taitara o te papa moana, tōna ritenga, he muru whenua. I taua tau rā, ko Tāriana Tūria te wahine toa o Reipa kāore i tautokona taua pire, ā, ko ētahi atu o ana hoa mema Māori, i tautoko tonu. He waiata-ā-ringa tēnei e kōrero ana ki aua mema rā, kia aro ki ngā tohutohu a ngā poropiti Māori, kei reira te māramatanga e noho ana. In 2004 the Government passed the controversial Foreshore and Seabed Bill, which transferred title to the crown, and in itself is a form of modern day confiscation. In that same year, Tāriana Tūria, Māori MP of Labour crossed the floor, while the rest of her Māori colleagues remained seated. This action song speaks to those seated members, and urges them to remember the lessons of past Māori prophets, as clarity must resides in their messages.
Aurei cloak pin Rei-puta, muka harakeke Whalebone-tooth, flax fibre
Patu Parāhe Brass patu
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