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Group of Maori performers, probably the Methodist Waiata Maori Choir, [ca 1932]

Reference Number: PAColl-0240-01

Portrait of a Maori musical group, ca 1932, probably the Methodist Waiata Maori Choir. Back row, from left to right: W Nelson, Paikea H Toka, Rima Perepe (also known as Rima Phillips), Te Ahooterangi Pihama, Hinerangi Hikuroa. Front row, from left: [Tarekura?] Ihaka (also identified as Pare Bailey), Wanarangi Mere Poihi, Tuahine Tautari. Six of the group hold either patu or taiaha. In the foreground are poi, sticks for ti rakau (Maori stick games), guitars, and a banjo. In the background hangs a flag depicting a Bible with the words 'Paipera Tapu'. Photographer unidentified.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Group portraits, related to Paikea H Toka, Te Ahooterangi Pihama, Hinerangi Hikuroa Dellar, T Ihaka, Tuahine Tautari, Methodist Maori Choir, Whakapono, Methodist Church, Musical groups, Maori and Maori - Choirs.

Part of:
Neill, J E : Various photographs and postcards from the estate of James K Nichols, Reference Number PAColl-0240 (2 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s)Photo mechanical print 194 x 132 mm, mounted on to card. Single photographic ephemera item

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures572. Maori. Groups(PFP-022621)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Backing board recto - [Mechanically printed signatures] W [Nepoua?] Rima Perepe Hinerangi Hikuroa Paikea H Toka Te Ahooterangi Pihama Ta[re?]kura Wamairangi M [T?]aihi Tuahine Tautari

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