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Oil painting depicting Te Puni, chief of Ngati Awa (eastern Bay of Plenty), with fully tattooed face, taiaha, and cloak trimmed with dog hair. Bay, village and flagpole in background.
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Not Eastern BOP. Ngati Awa aka Te Ati Awa, Taranaki and Whanganui a Tara. Epuni in the Hutt Valley is named after him

- Robert Mckewen

Posted on 11-03-2014 04:12:15