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Printed on front of mounting board, top right, with black ink: “P 23”

Written on back with black ballpoint pen: “P23 Horowhenua Historical Society. Members of Taueki family spearing eels, Lake Horowhenua, 9 June 1926. G.L. Adkin photograph.”

Also written on back with black & blue pens: “T.E. Haumaria canoe, Gentle Wind.”

Used in book – ‘Horowhenua County and its People’, page 50, with caption - Eeling expedition in ‘Hamaria’, last of the old war-canoes of Lake Horowhenua. National Museum.

Three members of the Taueki family in the ‘Hamaria’ canoe on Lake Horowhenua. The woman sitting in the canoe at the left is Sybil Taueki. Man in centre of photograph wearing a shirt, pullover, dark trousers and a brimmed hat is standing and using a spear used for eeling. The man on the right is also standing in the canoe. He is bare-headed and is wearing a long dark coat. He is holding a taiaha.

All three persons and the waka are reflected in the lake water.

1 B&W photo print copy, mounted

See also 1977.047.0068

Used in book – ‘Horowhenua County and its People’, page 50

Any use of this image must be accompanied by the credit “Horowhenua Historical Society Inc.”

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Taueki family in 'Hamaria' canoe, Lake Horowhenua, 1926

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sybil taueki,
taiaha,
waka lake horowhenua costume,
women costume,
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