Opening of meeting house, Waiwhetu Marae, Lower Hutt, dawn ceremony

Opening of meeting house, Waiwhetu Marae, Lower Hutt, dawn ceremony

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Date
September 1960
Ref
AWM-0047-F
Description

Scenes at the opening of meeting house, Waiwhetu Marae, Lower Hutt, photographed in September 1960 by Ans Westra. Shows people attending the dawn ceremony, including Prime Minister Walter Nash and Eruera Tihema Tirikatene. Also shows a group (including Betty Puketapu, Erenora Puketapu, Hina Puketapu, Patsy Puketapu, Joyce Hawe, Grace Gandy and Wikitoria Puketapu) performing an action song, Maori women, and a portrait of a Maori girl.

Individuals were identified by family members

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.

Use/Reproduction
All requests for copies, use and reproduction, must be sent to Ans Westra's agent Suite Tirohanga at westra@suite.co.nz and 04 976 7663. Copyright: Copyright held by Ans Westra
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Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Part of
Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs
Format
4 b&w original negative(s) 120 strips containing 12 images, Negatives
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Opening of meeting house, Waiwhetu Marae, Lower Hutt, dawn ceremony. Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs. Ref: AWM-0047-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22705217

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