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Crowd gathered around the meeting house at the dawn opening of Pipitea Marae, Thorndon Quay, Wellington, ca 31 May 1980

Reference Number: EP/1980/1751/19a-F

Crowd gathered around the meeting house Te Upoko o te ika a Maui at the dawn opening of Pipitea Marae, photographed circa 31 May 1980, by an unidentified Evening Post staff photographer. Original caption reads: "As dawn casts its light on Thorndon Quay, Te Ati Awa and other Taranaki peoples assemble with nga hau e wha - the people from the four winds - for the traditional whakanoa ceremonies to lift the tapu from the Ngati Poneke Marae and its meeting house, Te Upoko o te ika a Maui (The Head of the Fish) (Wellington)." (Evening Post, 31 May 1980)

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cellulose triacetate photonegatives, related to Te Upoko o te ika a Maui (Meeting house), Te Ati Awa, Architecture - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Whare nui - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Opening of Pipitea Marae, Thorndon Quay, Wellington, Reference Number EP/1980/1751-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 negative stripCellulose triacetate negative, 35mm. Horizontal imageSingle negative

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