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Haka party at Rotorua during visit of Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York, 1901 - Photograph taken by William Henry Thomas Partington, 1901

Reference Number: 1/1-003142-G

A large haka party crouching down waiting to perform the haka on the occasion of the visit of the Duke & Duchess of York & Cornwall to Rotorua in 1901. Standing in front of the haka party is a woman holding a taiaha. She is wearing a dark-coloured long sleeved blouse, and a piupiu over a long plaid skirt. There is a large ring on her left hand. Photograph taken William Henry Thomas Partrington, staff photographer, Auckland Star newspaper.

Key terms:
1 image, related to King of the United Kingdom George V, Rotorua, Women, Maori - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region, Visits of state, Haka and Men, Maori - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region.

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

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 6 x 8 inches. Single negative

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Citation: Any publication or exhibition must be accompanied by the credit "Auckland Star Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

Other copies available: File Print572. Maori. Dances. Haka(PFP-003556)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Marginal notes on negative - bottom left: 70

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