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Title: Robley — Soldier with a Pencil
Author: L. W. Melvin
Publication details: Tauranga Historical Society, 1957
Digital publication kindly authorised by: Ronald Melvin
Part of: The Moko Texts Collection
This text is the subject of: National Library of New Zealand Catalogue
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Te Kani, of the Ngaiterangi tribe, Tauranga. Drawn from life by 2nd Lieut. H. G. Robley, who noted his tattoo as showing good nose-marking.
Said to be a brother of Rawiri Puhirake who commanded the Maoris when they defeated the British at Gate Pa, April 29th, 1864.
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