Pā Terangi

Production date
Feb 1864
Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
An image of the site of Terangi Pā, taken in February 1864 during the New Zealand Wars. The Paterangi line was part of the third line of defence in the Waikato War, along which Pā Terangi was the largest Pā. The image looks toward the south.

In the photograph a soldier is standing along the barricade line which can be seen stretching into the distance to the left of the image. More people can be seen further back along the ridge, presumably walking the line.

Photograph attributed to Dr William Isaac Spencer.
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph glued onto paper.
Photograph: Height x Width: 108 x 139mm
Paper: Height x Width: 365 x 266mm
This photograph must be acknowledged to the Hawke’s Bay Art Gallery and Museum (Inc.), Napier. Reference number 5597, Stamp, Stamped
Y94/35-1, Inscription
Subject period
Subject date
Feb 1864
Current rights
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 5597 - 21
Credit line
from the Spencer Collection
Other number(s)
48/69, 5597 - 21, 75584
Accession number

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