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A group waiting to perform a Waiata a ringa at Kaiwhaiki, Wanganui - Photograph taken by William Henry Thomas Partington, [ca 1900]

Reference Number: 1/1-003146-G

Row of women with poi. Their cloaks are folded on the ground in front. They are wearing piupiu over white skirts and have [bracken?] draped over their bodices. A man on the right is holding a taiaha; the man at the far end on the left is wearing a feather cloak (kahu huruhuru) and is holding a spear. Taken at Kaiwhaiki, Wanganui, ca 1900 by William Henry Thomas Partington.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Kaiwhaiki, Maori - Dances - Poi, Taiaha, Waiata a ringa, Piupiu, Men, Maori - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Women, Maori - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region and Maori - Clothing.

Part of:
Auckland Star :Negatives, Reference Number PAColl-3752 (207 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 8.5 x 6.5 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

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Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service572. Maori. Dances. Action song(PFP-003734)

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