Whakawhiti Kaneri Waaka; 1900's; X001.33.4


Whakawhiti Kaneri Waaka

About this object

Whakawhiti poses for a photograph in an Edwardian themed studio, as was the fashion of the times.

Place Made

New Zealand

Date Made


Subject and Association Description

Whakawhiti was a grandson of Irihapeta, who was a sister of Wi Neera. Irihapeta’s husband was Te Ruki Waaka. Whakawhiti married Te Tahuri a daughter of Pita Toto a Whaingaroa rangatira of Tainui a Whiro

Object Type

Black and White Photograph

Medium and Materials

Black and White Photograph


Ngati Mahanga Collection

Object number


Copyright Licence  

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Larayne 08 Jun 2018 11:16 AM,UTC

I believe i am related to whakawhiti as my great great great great grandmother is irihapeti waaka nee te kata.

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