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Ceremony outside the Te Whai-a-te-Motu meeting house, Mataatua, ca 1910

Reference Number: PA1-o-042-19-1

Unidentified ceremony outside the Te Whai-a-te-Motu meeting house at the Mataatua, circa 1910. In the foreground, seated alongside the carved figure on the meeting house porch pole, are Tutakangahau (left), and Hekerangi. Most are dressed in a mixture of European and Maori clothing. Two men leading the ceremony are wearing kahu huruhuru (feather cloaks). Photograph taken by Thomas Pringle.

Key terms:
1 image, related to James Ingram McDonald, Hekerangi, Tutakangahau, Te Whai-a-te-Motu (Meeting house), Mataatua, Kahu huruhuru, Women, Maori, Men, Maori, Maori - Clothing, Rites and ceremonies and Wood-carving, Maori.

Part of:
Unidentified ceremony outside the Te Whai-a-te-Motu meeting house, Mataatua Marae; Hurae Puketapu and Te Whenuanui at Mataatua Pa, Reference Number PA1-o-042-19 (2 digitised items)
Blue album, Reference Number PA1-o-042 (27 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)SIlver gelatin print 11.1 x 15.8 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures16. Whakatane co. Mataatua. ca 1910s(PFP-017255)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - beneath image: Te Awh[i?] Taupara Mataatua Hemi Atama

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