Story: Tūroa, Te Peehi

Te Peehi Tūroa

Te Peehi Tūroa

This watercolour image depicts Te Peehi Tūroa by the Whanganui River, receiving a baby boy lowered down a cliff in a basket.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: A-076-009
Watercolour by Thomas William Downes

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

How to cite this page:

Steven Oliver. 'Tūroa, Te Peehi', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/1t115/turoa-te-peehi (accessed 5 December 2021)