• Short Summary

    AT NAG AT NGARUAWAHIA, NORTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND - A LARGE ANGLICAN MAORI GATHERING CALLED A "HUI TOPU".

  • Description

    AT NAG AT NGARUAWAHIA, NORTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND - A LARGE ANGLICAN MAORI GATHERING CALLED A "HUI TOPU". SOME 8,000 MAORIS ATTENDED THE 5-DAY CONVENTION AND SIX BISHOPS AND AN WARCHBISHOP WERE PRESENT. FILM COVERS MAJOR PART OF THE ACTIVITY 12 MAY WHEN MINISTER OF MAORI AFFAIRS, MR. HANAN, ARRIVED AT THE TURANGAWAEWAE PA, WHERE AFTER TRADITIONAL FORM OF GREETING BY ACCEPTING STICKS LAID IN HIS PATH BY THE MAORI WARRIOR, HE SPOKE TO THE PEOPLE GATHERED ON THE "MURAE" (SACRED AREA IN FRONT OF TRADITIONAL MEETING HOUSE) AND PRESENTED THE BLEDISLOE CUP FOR THE BEST MAORI DAIRY FARMER IN NEW ZEALAND.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7ABVQ39BTJBECDX7R0H0P9HR9
    Media URN:
    VLVA7ABVQ39BTJBECDX7R0H0P9HR9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/05/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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