Painting of Chief Te Awaitaia; Bauke, D.H; 1976.17.1


Painting of Chief Te Awaitaia

About this object

Painting of Ngati Mahanga Chief, Wiremu Neera Te Awaitaia, standing holding his taiaha, with Maori, and European settlers behind him. Mount Karioi is in the background.


Bauke, D.H

Maker Role


Medium and Materials

Acrylic on Board

Place Made

New Zealand

Subject and Association Description

Chief Te Awaitaia was born at Waipa about 1796. His parents were Te Kata and Parehina, both rangatira of Ngati Mahanga iwi. He was active in battle throughout his early life, taking part in various expeditions lead by his kinsman Potatau Te Wherowhero.

Named Collection

Bauke Family

Credit Line

Painted by D.H Bauke for the Raglan School Centenary 1866 - 1966

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