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Members of the Gisborne Kiwi Club at the hui for Te Moananui-a-kiwa Ngarimu, 6 October 1943

Reference Number: 1/4-000679

Members of the Gisborne `Kiwi' Club performing during the hui to posthumously award the Victoria Cross to Te Moananui-a-kiwa Ngarimu in Ruatoria. Pictured are (R-L): Paranihi Kahaki, Kura Johnson, Mate Kaua, Cissy Ryland and Miria Kaua. On the far left is Peggy Pitt Kaua. Photographed by John Dobree Pascoe on 6 October 1943.Original caption reads: "Before the ceremonies start, protected by coats from the cold wind, a team of Maori women practise a traditional action song."

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1 image, related to Paranihi Kahaki, Kura Johnson, Mate Kaua, Cissy Ryland, Miria Kaua, Peggy Pitt, Te Moananui-a-Kiwa Ngarimu, Ruatoria, Women, Maori and Maori - Hui.

Part of:
Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 :Photographic albums, prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00197 (622 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Film negative. Single negative

Historical Notes: Note on back of file print reads: Posthumous award of V C to Ngarimu. Hui at Ruatoria 6/10/43

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures920. Ngarimu, Moana nui-a-kiwa. Associations. 1943(PFP-020131)

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