Crowd gathered around the meeting house at the dawn opening of Pipitea Marae, Thorndon Quay, Wellington

Crowd gathered around the meeting house at the dawn opening of Pipitea Marae, Thorndon Quay, Wellington
Date
[ca 31 May 1980]
Ref
EP/1980/1751/19a-F
Description

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.

Access restrictions
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Part of
Dominion post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers / Opening of Pipitea Marae, Thorndon Quay, Wellington
Format
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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Crowd gathered around the meeting house at the dawn opening of Pipitea Marae, Thorndon Quay, Wellington. Dominion post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers. Ref: EP/1980/1751/19a-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/23225306

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