Story: Kaumātua – Māori elders

Kaumātua and rūnanga: Parihaka management committee (3rd of 4)

Kaumātua and rūnanga: Parihaka management committee

This photograph is entitled 'Committee of management – Parihaka'.  The members of the committee wear the raukura (albatross feather), which is a symbol of peace.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, W. A. Collis Collection
Reference: 10x8-1752-G
Photograph by W. A. Collis

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.

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How to cite this page:

Rawinia Higgins and Paul Meredith, 'Kaumātua – Māori elders - Kaumātua and leadership', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/28369/kaumatua-and-runanga-parihaka-management-committee (accessed 18 September 2019)

Story by Rawinia Higgins and Paul Meredith, published 5 May 2011