SACRED FUNERAL Tangi for Te Puea - (Te Ao Hou - No 3. Summer 1953)

SACRED FUNERAL Tangi for Te Puea - (Te Ao Hou - No 3. Summer 1953)
Date
Summer 1953
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Maori Affairs DepartmentMaori Affairs Department
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Te Ao Hou
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The sacred mourning for Te Puea by the Maori tribes lasted five days and five nights. From Monday, October 13, when Te Puea died, until the burial the following Sunday, Maori people all over the island were on the move. Although the habit of leaving work to visit tangis is dying out, the paying of last respects to Te Puea was felt by the people to ...

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