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Assembly Hall, Rotorua :Easter Saturday, April 10. Unique Maori Entertainment by the Whakarewarewa Maoris, 50 performers in native attire, under the management of Guides Maggie and Bella. Ancient and stirring hakas, graceful pois, ancient Maori games, par

Reference Number: Eph-D-MAORI-CONCERTS-1908-01

Shows four panels, with title panel art top left, Maori gourds and axes at the top right, and the programme of the concert in the lower two panels. Items also included a presentation to Dr Craig and Nurse Schofield.Programme included tableaux of everyday Maori life, a part song, poi games (by Guide Bella and party), Mate Mate (ancient catch game by Tiki and Hara), Haka (by Waretini, Tiki, Hekemaru et al), Poi games by children (Mere, Rato, Muri, Tetai, Ka and Rangi), Whakatu Waewae, with taiaha (Tiki and Hekemaru), Song, Titi Torea (stick game - with Bella, Ngahua, Tatiana and Maggie), Poi games (Bella et al), Song, Haka (Waretini, Tiki, Hekemaru, et al).

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1 image, categorised under Posters, Theatre programmes, Ephemera, Silk fabric, Ethnographic images and Letterpress works, related to Rotorua Chronicle (Newspaper. 1916?-1931), Makereti Papakura, Bella Te Hoari Papakura, Assembly Hall (Rotorua), Rotorua, Axes, Maori - Dances - Poi, Maori - Food containers, Mahi a rehia, Haka and Maori - Games.

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Assembly Hall, Rotorua :Easter Saturday, April 10. Unique Maori Entertainment by the Whakarewarewa Maoris, 50 performers in native attire, under the management of Guides Maggie and Bella. Ancient and stirring hakas, graceful pois, ancient Maori games, par, Reference Number Eph-D-MAORI-CONCERTS-1908-01 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s)Letterpress on silk handkerchief, 407 x 407 mm.. Square imageEphemera

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