Topic: Te Awanui Waka visits Maungatapu Pā (1973)

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In 1973 the new dining hall Te Aotakawhaki was opened at Maungatapu Pā. The occasion was officiated by the Labour Prime Minister of the time, The Right Honourable Norman Kirk. The recently completed Tauranga waka, Te Awanui, was part of the occasion.

Long time resident and keen photographer Laurie Sanders was at the opening of the dining hall at Maungatapu marae in 1973. He took the following photographs and more can be viewed in the related items (to the right hand side). To read more about the waka, click here.

 

 Te Awanui Waka 014.

 

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Te Awanui Waka visits Maungatapu Pā (1973)


Year:1973
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