Manuscript, William Thomas Prentice Papers: Tupurupuru Whakapapa

Prentice, Wiremu
Production date
Pre 1947

Object detail

Brief Description
William Thomas Prentice Papers: Tupurupuru Whakapapa. Begins with Rangituehu = Turauwha and Rakaitekura and Taraia. Ends with Harawira Marangai, Aperahama Ruakowhai, Paraone Kuare, Hoera Paretutu.

In History of Hawke's Bay Part 1, The Māori History of Hawke's Bay, p. 31, written by W T Prentice, is the following: Tupurupuru - This man was the great grandson of Kahungunu and was a prominent Chief of the ever-increasing Ngati-Kahungunu tribe. He lived some eighteen generations ago (about 450 years) and was the fourteenth in the direct line from Toi. His father, Rakaihikuroa, was proud of his son who was a rising Chief and became the person of the greatest mana at Turanga.
Production date
Pre 1947
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Handwritten in black ink on linen.
Height x Width: 360 x 705mm
Credit line
gifted by the Estate of William Prentice
Other number(s)
55/7, m54/38/4, 79278
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