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Date:
27/11/1989
Title:
Newspaper Clipping
Object ID:
2019.332.374
Object Name:
Clipping, Newspaper
Extent of Description:
Single newspaper clipping, 11.5 x 26.5cm
Scope & Content:
[Newspaper clipping from the Kapiti Observer, rectangular with a photo of a Maori artefact which is a Waka Huia or gift box with traditional carvings on the surface. The only carving from Waikanae which is in the British Museum.]

[Newspaper clipping reads]

Whatever happened to the carved posts from the Waikanae Pa?
by Ruth Wright

[Paragraph 1]

In the 1840s the Waikanae Pa was on the south side of the Waikanae river, and was described by Edward Jerningham Wakefield as the largest Pa he had seen yet.

[Ruth Wright Collection]
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Newspaper clipping, Waikanae PaNewspaper clipping, Waikanae Pa