Listening to the welcome speech for Sir Peter and Lady Buck, at Te Ikaroa a Maui meeting house, Owae Marae, Waitara, Manukorihi Pa, Taranaki - Photograph taken by E P Christensen

10 Mar 1949
Christensen, Edward Percival, 1907-1982

Group listening to the welcome speech for Sir Peter and Lady Buck at Te Ikaroa a Maui meeting house, Ōwae Marae, Manukorihi Pā, Waitara, 10th March, 1949. Front, from left: Matiu Ratana, Eruera Tirikatane, Sir Peter Buck, Prime Minister Peter Fraser, Lady Buck, Hine Tirikatene. Photograph taken for the National Publicity Studios by E P Christensen.

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The Prime Minister is wearing a bunch of white feathers on this hat, the emblem of the Te Whiti movement, confered on him when he accepted membership of the tribe.

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