Story: Whanganui region

Whanganui Māori and the Moutoa flag (2nd of 3)

Whanganui Māori and the Moutoa flag

Whanganui women settlers made a 2.5-metre-long white silk flag to present to local Māori at the unveiling of the memorial to the defenders at Moutoa Island. This photograph was probably taken some time after 1897.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Diana Beaglehole, 'Whanganui region - A troubled decade – the 1860s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/19030/whanganui-maori-and-the-moutoa-flag (accessed 8 July 2020)

Story by Diana Beaglehole, updated 1 Jun 2015