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Studio portrait of Ngawaka Taurua. Taurua sits on a chair in a studio setting. There is a column painted on the wall behind him. He wears European dress and shoes. A watch chain is visible across his waistcoat. He wears a thick moustache and chops. Taurua was a member of the Pakakohe hapu of Ngati Ruanui who lived at Hukatere, south of the Patea River.
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