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Boy Scouts and a rock called Tokohaere in the valley of the Mangakomua Stream, ca 1934

Reference Number: PA1-o-116-13

"The rock that walked." Boy Scouts and a rock called Tokohaere in the valley of the Mangakomua Stream. Photographed by an unknown photographer in about 1934Top left photograph (PA1-o-116-13-1). Three Boy Scouts around a fire at the base of the rock Tokohaere. On the bottom of the print is written "weird rites at Tokohaere." On the album page to the right of the print is written "the chant for fine weather"Centre photograph (PA1-o-116-13-2). Photograph of the rock named Tokohaere. On the bottom of the print is written "80 feet high." On the album page below the print is written "Tokohaere, the rock that walked"Top right print (PA1-o-116-13-3). Boy Scouts and other people in a group. On the bottom of the print is written "sunlight and scenery." On the album page above the print is written "on Mangakomua."Bottom left photograph (PA1-o-116-13-4). A group of people standing at the base of the rock Tokohaere. On the bottom of the print is written "the rock." On the album page below the print is written "of ryolite formation." On the album page above the print is written "the Maoris say Tokohaere was the husband of Titiraupenga Mountain -- and they quarreled so much that he set off to the Aotearoa country during the night, but a tohunga's aid was enlisted and the errant was stopped in the Mangakomua Valley."Bottom left photograph (PA1-o-116-13-5). Three Boy Scouts looking out across the countryside towards Mt Titiraupenga. On the bottom of the print is written "towards Titiraupenga." On the album page below the print is written "ancient trail to Taupo." On album page above print is written "The chant for fine weather (to Tokohaere); Ana to hai na/ Mau e kai te mamawa o tauhou. (Behold thy food; Fed thou on the heart of the stranger)"

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1 image, related to Mangakomua Valley, Otorohanga District, Waipa District, Scouting (Youth activity), Rock formations - New Zealand - Waikato Region, Boys - Societies and clubs, Boy Scouts - New Zealand - Waikato Region and Boys - New Zealand - Waikato Region.

Part of:
Craddock album 6, Reference Number PA1-o-116 (11 digitised items)
Craddock, Gerald Rainsford :Assorted photographs including New Zealand locations and Kashmir, India, Reference Number PAColl-2137 (11 digitised items)

Extent: 5 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin prints. Photographs

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