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"The Black Canoe" as recounted to Victor White, ca. 1901

documentary heritage
  • Description

    Typescript copy of an account, given by Howhaia, to the author Victor White, ca. 1902. Her account is of the Tarawera Eruption, the quarrel between Apara and Pohutu, and the curse they say caused the eruption.

  • Other Id

    15303 (Presto content ID)

    MS-1991-75-1233 (Reference Number)

  • Department

Images and documents


  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    "The Black Canoe" as recounted to Victor White, ca. 1901
  • Primary Maker
  • Physical Description

    9p on 9 leaves ; 256 mm x 206 mm

  • Language
  • Collection
  • Level of Current Record
  • Is Part Of
  • Public Access Text

    [Keywords: New Zealand History, Reminiscences, Sulphur, Pink and White Terraces, Tarawera Eruption]

  • Copyright
    No known copyright restrictions
  • Last Update
    04 Nov 2022
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