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Te Peeti Te Awe Awe (c1820-1884), a chief of the Rangitāne tribe, was involved with negotiations and the sale of Maori Land for the opening up of the Manawatu for pakeha settlement. A marble statue of Te Peeti was installed in The Square, Palmerston North, in 1907.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2011P_Mo22_005786
Title
Te Awe Awe statue, the Square
Held In
Coolstore
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Mo 22
Date
circa 1960

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Creation

Created By
Place
The Square, Palmerston North

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Taxonomy

Tags
1960s,
art,
black and white,
memorial,
monument,
statue,
te peeti te awe awe statue,
the square,
Community Tags
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