Annual coronation hui, Turangawaewae Marae, Ngaruawahia

Annual coronation hui, Turangawaewae Marae, Ngaruawahia

Images show scenes from the annual coronation hui held at Tūrangawaewae Marae, Ngaruawahia, taken in 1963 by Ans Westra. Unless otherwise stated all persons are unidentified. Two kuia dancing have been named at a later date by an unidentified attendee at the hui. They are Nana Rongo Kirkwood, of Onehunga, and Nana Mako Poutapu (frames 8 to 10). Also frame 12 shows a man named as Hone Maikuku, senior, with his young son Hone Maikuku, junior, standing behind him. Images show scenes of people attending the annual coronation celebrations and include, kuia greeting each other with a hongi, a man leaning on some decking and kuia dancing.

Source of descriptive information - Notes written by Westra and filed with proof sheets.

Quantity: 4 b&w original negative(s) 120 strips containing 12 images.

Physical Description: Cellulose acetate roll film

Processing information: Digitisation details - Original negatives digitised by Suite Tirohanga.

All requests for copies, use and reproduction, must be sent to Ans Westra's agent Suite Tirohanga at and 04 976 7663. Copyright: Copyright held by Ans Westra
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Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs
4 b&w original negative(s) 120 strips containing 12 images, Negatives, Cellulose acetate roll film
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Annual coronation hui, Turangawaewae Marae, Ngaruawahia. Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs. Ref: AWM-0628-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/36389301

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