Kōrero: Police

Police magistrate hearing an accusation of murder

Police magistrate hearing an accusation of murder

Police Magistrate William Symonds (at left, with walking stick) listens as Ngāti Apakura chief Te Waru accuses his daughter, standing beside him, of murder. This scene took place at Waipā, in Waikato, in 1841.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: B-038-001-A
Engraving by Joseph Merrett

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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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Richard S. Hill, 'Police - The earliest police forces', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/33840/police-magistrate-hearing-an-accusation-of-murder (accessed 16 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Richard S. Hill, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012