Crowd gathered around the meeting house at the dawn opening of Pipitea Marae, Thorndon Quay, Wellington
- [ca 31 May 1980]
Crowd gathered around the meeting house Te Upoko o te ika a Maui at the dawn opening of Pipitea Marae, photographed circa 31 May 1980, by an unidentified Evening Post staff photographer.
Original caption reads: "As dawn casts its light on Thorndon Quay, Te Ati Awa and other Taranaki peoples assemble with nga hau e wha - the people from the four winds - for the traditional whakanoa ceremonies to lift the tapu from the Ngati Poneke Marae and its meeting house, Te Upoko o te ika a Maui (The Head of the Fish) (Wellington)." (Evening Post, 31 May 1980)
Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s) individual image on negative strip.
Physical Description: Cellulose triacetate negative, 35mm
Finding Aids: Print in Turnbull Library Pictures Evening Post illustrations file, cabinet 7, drawer 4, at EP-Ethnology-Maori-Marae and meeting houses.
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- Dominion post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers / Opening of Pipitea Marae, Thorndon Quay, Wellington
- 1 b&w original negative(s) individual image on negative strip, Negatives, Acetate negatives, Cellulose triacetate negative, 35mm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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