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Marama Mata of Porirua comes of age - Photograph taken by Ian Mackley, 29 October 1979

Reference Number: EP/1979/3832/34-F

Mrs Mii Mata of Porirua watches as her daughter, Mrs Rau Tere, cuts a lock of hair from the head of 7 year old Marama Mata, as part of his coming of age ceremony. This ceremony is a Rarotongan custom. Photograph taken by Evening Post staff photographer Ian Mackley on the 29th of October 1979.

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1 image, related to Marama Mata, Mrs Mii Mata, Mrs Rau Tere, Polynesians - New Zealand and Cook Islanders - New Zealand.

Part of:
Marama Mata of Porirua comes of age - Photographs taken by Ian Mackley, Reference Number EP/1979/3832-F (1 digitised items)
Further negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-7327-2 (1639 digitised items)
The Dominion Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers, Reference Number PAColl-7327 (2038 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s) individual image on a 35mm negative stripSingle negative

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