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Civic Theatre (Christchurch) :Absolutely unique and fascinating. A feast of music, song & oratory. Farewell programme by the popular Methodist Maori Singers, Orators and Musicians. 23 July [1930].

Reference Number: Eph-B-MAORI-CONCERT-1930-01

Shows a group portrait of the Methodist Maori Singers (four men and four women) in traditional costume. They are described as "distinguished visitors from Nth Auckland, Waikato, King Country, Tarankai, Wanganui River, Manawatu, Canterbury, Otago & Chatham Isls". They present a programme of "karanga, poi dances, hakas, instrumental music, haunting melodies, enchanting harmonies, ancient games, weird waiatas, Maori songs, etc."

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1 image, categorised under Theatre programmes, Ephemera and Letterpress works, related to Civic Theatre (Christchurch), Methodist Maori Choir, Christchurch City, Maori - Dances - Poi, Waiata, Mahi a rehia, Maori - Clothing, Haka, Maori - Games and Maori entertainers.

Part of:
[Programmes and other ephemera relating to Maori concerts, festivals and entertainment. 1930-1939]., Reference Number Eph-A-MAORI-CONCERT-1930s (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 flyer.Photolithograph, black & white, on flyer 287 x 147 mm.. Vertical imageEphemera

Historical Notes: Dated from notice in Christchurch "Press", 23 July 1930.

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.

Other copies available: File print and colour transparency in Ephemera Room

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