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The welcoming party during the re-enactment of the 1871 river landing of Mrs George Snelson and her 16 year-old ward Matilda Montgomery. The women travelled to Te Papaiōea (Palmerston North) by Māori waka on the Manawatu River. The re-enactment took place at the river end of Albert Street on the morning of 13 March 1971. The man in the top hat is acting the part of George Snelson.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2008P_Tw4-3_TWH_1935
Title
Re-enactment of the river landing of early settlers, for Palmerston North Centennial
Held In
Coolstore
Date
March 13, 1971

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Place
Albert Street, Palmerston North

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Taxonomy

Tags
kākahu,
manawatu river,
māori,
photographs,
piupiu,
tamariki,
tangata whenua,
te ao māori,
Community Tags
dance,
kapa haka,
kapahaka,
tangata,

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