Moteo Jazz Band

Production date
1920-1930
Current rights
Public Domain
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Object detail

About this object
The negative is a group portrait of the Moteo Jazz Band, Hawke's Bay. There are nine men and one woman playing musical instruments. The band's insignia can be seen on the face of the drum.

The band members have been identified as follows:
Back row, left to right: Dave Karauria, Dusky (Whiuwhiu) Pineaha, Harry Brown, Peter Rawiri, Johnson Grey
Front row, left to right: Adam Kawhe, Tom Rawiri, Martin Taihaere-Wepa, Polly Nepe, Jerry Wepa.
Production date
1920-1930
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Chemical emulsion on celluloid to make a negative.
Measurements
Height x Width: 160 x 210mm
Classification terms
Subject person
Subject date
1920-1930
Caption
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 5692
Other number(s)
5692, 85710

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Public comments

I know some people in Moteo who would love this. Thank you for your time and effort in posting this photo and also naming the players.

- Manihera Mcleod on 20-07-2021 03:35:34

I know it's too late but I finally found a photocopy of this image and I have the names of the all the band members.

- Linda Axford on 12-05-2020 06:55:52

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