What is the Tamati Waka Nene made of?

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What is the Tamati Waka Nene made of?

Tamati waka Nene, Gottfried Lindauer. Form: Oil on canvas.

What did Tamati Waka Nene do?

His intervention to protect the missionaries made him an important figure in the history of the New Zealand missions. He was one of the first chiefs to be baptised, and took the names “Thomas Walker”. In 1840 Nene’s speech urging the Ngapuhi chiefs to sign the Treaty of Waitangi proved decisive.

Where is the Tamati Waka Nene located?

New Zealand
Māori are the indigenous people of New Zealand. The subject of this portrait, Tamati Waka Nene, was a Rangatira or chief of the Ngāti Hao people in Hokianga, of the Ngāpuhi iwi or tribe, and an important war leader. He was probably born in the 1780s, and died in 1871.

When was the Tamati Waka Nene made?

1890Tamati Waka Nene / Created

Painting Tamati Waka Nene If you’ve been paying attention to dates you will have noticed that Nene died in 1871 but Lindauer didn’t arrive in New Zealand until 1873, and didn’t paint his portrait until 1890.

What was Tamati Waka Nene’s role in the Treaty of Waitangi?

Nene spoke out strongly in favour of the Treaty of Waitangi during the debate at Waitangi on 5 February 1840. Discussions were at a delicate stage when he arrived at the hui. He argued that British intervention was needed to protect Māori from lawless Pākehā.

Who painted Tamati Waka Nene?

Gottfried LindauerTamati Waka Nene / Artist

Who is kemara Kaiteke?

A famous tohunga (priest) from Te Tī, Waitangi, he was allied with Hongi Hika and involved in the intertribal Musket Wars of the early 1800s. He was apparently named Kaitīeke following an incident in Hicks Bay during one of Hongi’s war expeditions.

What is James Busby full name?

Edinburgh-born James Busby (1802-1871) was British Resident, a consular representative, in New Zealand from 1833.

Did James Busby have any children?

Returning to Sydney in October 1832, Busby married Agnes Dow at Segenhoe, on the Hunter River, on 1 November. They were to have six children.

When did Māori stop slavery?

The Treaty of Waitangi, 1840, outlawed the taking of slaves, and made all Māori British citizens, but did not affect pre-Treaty arrangements. Christianity preached the equality of all before God and some slaves were freed as a result.

Who was the first European to sight New Zealand?

explorer Abel Tasman
The first European to sight New Zealand was Dutch explorer Abel Tasman. He was on an expedition to discover a great Southern continent ‘Great South Land’ that was believed to be rich in minerals.

Did James Busby have kids?

Returning to Sydney in October 1832, Busby married Agnes Dow at Segenhoe, on the Hunter River, on 1 November. They were to have six children. He left for New Zealand on the Imogene, arriving at the Bay of Islands in May 1833.

When was Hone Heke born?

1807Hōne Heke / Date of birth
Heke was born in 1807 in Pakaraka in the Bay of Islands and he attended the mission school in Kerikeri. The missionaries found him an intelligent and troublesome child. He grew into an imposing figure, six feet tall and well-built. During the upheaval of the 1830s, Heke made a name for himself as a warrior.

What did Henry Williams do?

Henry Williams was a missionary who supported British annexation. He believed that Māori should be protected from lawless Europeans and fraudulent dealings. He and his son Edward translated the Treaty of Waitangi into Maori.

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