"Marohia Kupe"

Production date
1970
Description
Elderly Māori lady smoking pipe. Marohia Kupe was the second wife of Pokaia Tawhiao. Has grey hair, green chin moko, and is wearing reddish/brown top. Marohias son was Te Warehi Arama and his daughter
is Roti. Te Warehi Arama is an only child his other siblings are whangai.
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Production role
Artist
Production date
1970
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Accession number
A66.238
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I am Nanny Marohias moko her daughter Roti was my Nan my Fathers Mother . Our Father was Te Warehi Arama an only child his other siblings are Whangai. I have 6 siblings all sisters our brother Anthony was accidently killed in 2016

- Anita on 27-01-2018 07:21:56

This beautiful lady was the second wife of Pokaia Tawhiao.

- Whanaunga on 17-01-2016 03:32:42

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