Story: Patuone, Eruera Maihi

Portrait of Eruera Maihi Patuone by John Nicol Crombie

Eruera Maihi Patuone

John Nicol Crombie took this posed photograph of Ngāpuhi leader Eruera Maihi Patuone some time between 1856 and 1862. Crombie noted that when Hare Pōmare saw the photograph in London in 1863 he greeted the image of his uncle with a hongi.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library, William Strutt Collection (E-452-f)
Reference: E-452-f-003-2
Photograph by John Nichol Crombie

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:

Angela Ballara. 'Patuone, Eruera Maihi', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990, updated November, 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 December 2021)