Newspaper Cuttings, Letter from Te Hareti to Te Hapuku

Herald-Tribune Print Ltd
The Dominion
Woodhouse, Alice
Production date
12 Jun 1959
17 Jun 1959
12 Apr 1961

Object detail

Brief Description
News articles from the Hawke's Bay Herald Tribune and Dominion newspapers regarding a letter written by Te Hareti to Te Hapuku.

a) News article, Hawke's Bay Herald Tribune, dated 12 June 1959, giving a brief history of the letter and translation by Canon Te Hihi Kaa. Inset is a picture of the original letter.

b) Note by Alice Woodhouse stating that a Joseph Smith and Mrs Maaka who were direct descendants of Captain Ellis whose Māori name was Te Hareti, had visited the Museum and given information to her regarding Captain Ellis.

c) News article, Hawke's Bay Herald Tribune, dated 17 June 1959, regarding finds by D Rattray in the Hamlin family estate.

d) News article, The Dominion, dated 12 April 1961, giving a history of the letter and stating that Alice Woodhouse had confirmed the identity of Te Hareti as Captain Ellis. Newsprint is attached to a sheet of paper with a note by Alice Woodhouse.
Production date
12 Jun 1959
17 Jun 1959
12 Apr 1961
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Printed black ink and handwritten black and blue ink on paper
Height x Width: 235 x 145mm
Height x Width: 203 x 127mm
Height x Width: 296 x 99mm
Height x Width: 204 x 126mm
Subject period
Subject date
22 Feb 1882
Credit line
gifted by Mr W Peters
Other number(s)
m60/5, 78007


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