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Powhiri (official welcoming ceremony) for Sir William Jervois, Lady Jervois, and party, at Kawhia, by chiefs of Ngati Hikairo, and Tetahi Rahi and Tiki Taimona, 14 Mar 1884

Reference Number: 1/1-025749-G

Powhiri (official welcoming ceremony) for Governor Sir William Jervois, Lady Jervois, and party (Miss A Jervois, Reverend W Jervois, Miss A Richmond, and Major C V Eccles) at Kawhia, by chiefs of Ngati Hikairo (Hone Te One, Hone Wetere, and Pikia), the chief of Ngati Haua (Tetahi Rahi), and Tiki Taimona. Shows a scene by a house, where a group of Maori are seated under the verandah. On the left, an unidentified Maori chief holds a taiaha. The Governor, and his group, are on the right. Photograph taken Friday, 14 March 1884, by William Williams.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Lucy Jervois, Hone Te One, Hone Wetere Te Rerenga, Sir William Francis Drummond Jervois, Major C V Eccles, Kawhia, Ngati Hikairo (Tainui), Governors - New Zealand, New Zealand - Politics and government, Powhiri and Maori - New Zealand - Waikato Region.

Part of:
Williams, Edgar Richard, 1891-1983 :Negatives, lantern slides, stereographs, colour transparencies, monochrome prints, photographic ephemera, Reference Number PA-Group-00076 (409 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: The guests arrived on the S S Hinemoa at 4pm and left at 6pm.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures19. Otorohanga Co. Kawhia 1884(PFP-031895)

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