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Haeremai haeremai: the enthusiastic native welcome to the returned Maori Battalion at the Auckland Domain last Sunday.

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Record ID
AWNS-19190410-31-1

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Auckland Weekly News Auckland Weekly News
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Date
10 April 1919

Date Period
1910-1919

Subjects
Auckland Domain, Maori dance, Mere, Piupiu, Maori - WomenAuckland DomainMaori danceMerePiupiuMaori - Women
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Digital image

Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 10 April 1919 p031

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Showing a Maori woman performing a dance at the ceremony to welcome the return of Maori Battalion soldiers. The welcome was held at Auckland Domain. The woman carries a bone mere and wears a piupiu over a white, lace-trimmed dress.