Reality check photo of Maori waiting by the shore in Napier

Pai Mārire prisoners wait on a sloping hill near the shore of Napier in 1865. Photo / Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust Ruawharo Tā-ū-Rangi

A photo taken on a sloping hill near the Napier coast in 1865 is a rare window into one of the most divisive parts of Aotearoa’s past, writes Te Hira Henderson.

In the MTG kuru

Jack C. Nugent