Ruakituri River

Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
View of Ruakituri River taken from the river bank. There are views across to the opposite side of the river further upstream and of scrub above the bank. Farmland and hills are visible in the distance. The Ruakituri River was the site of a battle on 8 August 1868. This battle was part of Te Kooti's initial campaign in the New Zealand Wars.

This photograph was possibly taken by Russell Duncan for the publication of his book: The Fight at Ruakituri, however the photograph does not appear in the publication.

Date unknown.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph.
Height x Width: 155 x 220mm
Ruakituri, Inscription, Handwritten
H.B. Art Gallery and Museum, Stamp, Stamp
Subject period
Subject date
08 Nov 1868
Current rights
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 689
Other number(s)
50/142, 689, 75301
Accession number

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