Te Awa-i-taia was photographed later in life with a taiaha (fighting staff) – a weapon of which he was a noted exponent in his youth.
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Gary Scott. 'Te Awa-i-taia, Wiremu Nēra', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/1t26/te-awa-i-taia-wiremu-nera (accessed 12 April 2021)